What is another word for naughtily?

Pronunciation: [nˈɔːtɪlɪ] (IPA)

Naughtily, also commonly known as mischievously, refers to engaging in playful, perhaps even disobedient or mildly inappropriate, behavior. Other synonyms for this term include impishly, misbehavingly, in a playful manner, devilishly, in a cheeky or playful way, and waywardly. Each synonym carries with it a slightly different connotation, but together they paint a picture of someone who is lighthearted, unafraid to bend the rules a little, and generally good-natured. Using any of these words in place of "naughtily" can help add dimension to a text, developing the character of the person exhibiting the behavior.

What are the hypernyms for Naughtily?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for naughtily?

Naughtily is an adverb that describes behaving in a mischievous or disobedient way. There are several antonyms for this word that describe behaving opposite to naughtily. Here are a few antonyms of "naughtily": 1. Nicely - Behaving in a kind and polite manner with good intentions. 2. Reasonably - Behaving in a rational and sensible way with respect to others. 3. Respectfully - Behaving in a courteous manner, showing regard for other people's feelings. 4. Sincerely - Behaving in a manner that is honest, genuine, and authentic. 5. Virtuously - Behaving in a way that is morally good and ethical. These words describe positive and admirable qualities that contrast with naughtily.

What are the antonyms for Naughtily?

Usage examples for Naughtily

But yet, I not to do this, because that in the same time that she did so stir me to love and admirings, she to set somewhat else in me at variance, so that I did half to feel stern with her, for I perceived that she had that naughtiness then within her, that she did be like to have a real intent of impertinence unto me, so that she should be naughtily outrageous, and to have no heed to my advisings, neither unto my desires, unless that I set my hand upon her, to make her to obey.
"The Night Land"
William Hope Hodgson
And the Maid to go offward from me, and to sing, and did oft dance naughtily as she went.
"The Night Land"
William Hope Hodgson
And she, maybe, to have meant that she be the more humble presently, but yet to go naughtily awhile more, and not, indeed, to have had the power within her at that time, to have come unto me, and cast off her waywardness, and askt that she be in mine arms, as all my heart did desire.
"The Night Land"
William Hope Hodgson

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