Word of the Day: Naughty

naugh-ty / ˈnȯ-tē

 

adjective

 

  1. ill behaved

Once you begin being naughty, it is easier to go and on and on, and sooner or later something dreadful happens.

Laura Ingalls Wilder, 1867-1957

 

  1. in poor taste

Don’t write naughty words on the wall if you can’t spell!

Tom Lehrer, 1928-

 

  1. archaic, wicked

So shines a good deed in a naughty world.

from ‘The Merchant of Venice’ by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616