Definition for NAUGHT'Y

NAUGHT'Y, a. [naut'y.]

  1. Wicked; corrupt. A naughty person, a wicked man, walketh with a froward mouth. Prov. vi.
  2. Bad; worthless. The other basket had very naughty figs. Jer. xxiv.
  3. Mischievous; perverse; froward; as, a naughty child. It is now seldom used except in the latter sense, as applied to children.

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