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MISBEHAVE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does misbehave mean? 

MISBEHAVE (verb)
  The verb MISBEHAVE has 1 sense:

1. behave badly

  Familiarity information: MISBEHAVE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MISBEHAVE (verb)


Sense 1misbehave [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Behave badly

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

misbehave; misconduct; misdemean

Context example:

The children misbehaved all morning

Hypernyms (to "misbehave" is one way to...):

act; move (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action))

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "misbehave"):

fall from grace (revert back to bad behavior after a period of good behavior)

act up; carry on (misbehave badly; act in a silly or improper way)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s somebody

Antonym:

behave (behave well or properly)


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