Translation of "naughty" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective (BADLY BEHAVED) 行为失当 uk us /ˈnɔː.ti/ US  /ˈnɑː.t̬i/

When children are naughty, or their behaviour is naughty, they behave badly or do not do what they are told to do

Now that's naughty - you mustn't throw food on the floor! 真淘气——你不能把食物扔在地上!
Our boss treats us all like naughty schoolchildren. 我们的老板把我们当成调皮的小学生来对待。

used slightly humorously to describe an adult who has behaved badly or an adult's bad action

"I'm afraid I borrowed your car without asking." "Yes, that was very naughty of you - I needed it at the weekend!" “抱歉,我未经允许擅自借用了你的车。”“是啊,你真不像话,我本来周末要用的!”
naughtily uk us /ˈnɔː.tɪ.li/ US  /ˈnɑː.t̬ɪ-/ adverb
naughtiness uk us /ˈnɔː.tɪ.nəs/ US  /ˈnɑː.t̬ɪ-/ noun [ U ]

(Translation of “naughty adjective (BADLY BEHAVED)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)