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naughty

adjective (BADLY BEHAVED)
行為失當
 
 
/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
(兒童)淘氣的,調皮的,不聽話的
Now that's naughty - you mustn't throw food on the floor!
真淘氣——你不能把食物扔在地上!
Our boss treats us all like naughty schoolchildren.
我們的老闆把我們當成調皮的小學生來對待。
Bad and wrong behaviourDisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantDisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantBad and wrong behaviour
used slightly humorously to describe an adult who has behaved badly or an adult's bad action
(用於成人時略顯幽默)不守規矩的
"I'm afraid I borrowed your car without asking." "Yes, that was very naughty of you - I needed it at the weekend!"
「抱歉,我未經允許就擅自借用了你的車。」「是啊,你真不像話,我本來週末要用的!」
Bad and wrong behaviourDisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliant
naughtily
 
 
/ˈnɔː.tɪ.li/ US  /ˈnɑː.t̬ɪ-/ adverb
Bad and wrong behaviourDisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantRelating to sex and sexual desireRude and cheeky
naughtiness
 
 
/ˈnɔː.tɪ.nəs/ US  /ˈnɑː.t̬ɪ-/ noun [U]
Bad and wrong behaviourDisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantRelating to sex and sexual desireRude and cheeky
(Definition of naughty adjective (BADLY BEHAVED) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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