- adj. 顽皮的，淘气的；不听话的；没规矩的；不适当的；下流的
CET6+ TEM4 CET4 考 研 CET6
1. naught => naughty. 由没有道德、没有规矩、不听话引申而来。
- naughty (adj.)
- late 14c., naugti "needy, having nothing," from Old English nawiht (see naught) + -y (2). Sense of "wicked, evil, morally wrong" is attested from 1520s; specific meaning "sexually promiscuous" is from 1869. The more tame main modern sense of "disobedient" (especially of children) is attested from 1630s. Related: Naughtily; naughtiness. A woman of bad character c. 1530-1750 might be called a naughty pack (also sometimes of men and later of children).
- 1. I've even seen her shake Zara when she's been naughty.
- 2. You know what little boys are like with naughty words.
- 3. You naughty boy, you gave me such a fright.
- 4. Girls, you're being very naughty.
- 5. I'm being very naughty—I've ordered champagne!
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