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badly behaved

adjective

pertaining to habitually inappropriate or undesirable behavior

Examples

Every time she drinks alcohol, she is badly behaved.

Word Origin

1843

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  • If he were an ordinary man instead of a nobleman, they would call him badly behaved.

    A Hungarian Nabob Maurus Jkai
  • Angèle is a little vixen, a badly behaved, spoilt child, I fear.

    The Revellers Louis Tracy
  • Of course, every girl must respect herself; there's nothing I dislike more than a badly behaved girl.

  • We are not generally so badly behaved, though you are the only lady that has so far honoured Growlers' with a visit.

    Nevermore Rolf Boldrewood

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