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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 naugh·ty /ˈnɔti, ˈnɑ-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Naugh·ty a. [Compar. Naughtier superl. Naughtiest.]
 1. Having little or nothing. [Obs.]
    [Men] that needy be and naughty, help them with thy goods.   --Piers Plowman.
 2. Worthless; bad; good for nothing. [Obs.]
    The other basket had very naughty figs.   --Jer. xxiv. 2.
 3. hence, corrupt; wicked. [Archaic]
    So shines a good deed in a naughty world.   --Shak.
 4. Mischievous; perverse; froward; guilty of disobedient or improper conduct; as, a naughty child.
 Note:This word is now seldom used except in the latter sense, as applied to children, or in sportive censure.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: suggestive of sexual impropriety; "a blue movie"; "blue
             jokes"; "he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy
             details"; "a juicy scandal"; "a naughty wink";
             "naughty words"; "racy anecdotes"; "a risque story";
             "spicy gossip" [syn: blue, gamy, gamey, juicy,
              racy, risque, spicy]
      2: badly behaved; "he was saucy and mischievous in school"; "a
         naughty boy" [syn: mischievous]
      [also: naughtiest, naughtier]