misbehave

[mis-bi-heyv]
verb (used without object), misbehaved, misbehaving.
1.
to behave badly or improperly: The children misbehaved during our visit.
verb (used with object), misbehaved, misbehaving.
2.
to conduct (oneself) without regard for good manners or accepted moral standards: Several of the guests misbehaved themselves.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English; see mis-1, behave

misbehaver, noun
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misbehave (ˌmɪsbɪˈheɪv)
 
vb
to behave (oneself) badly
 
misbe'haver
 
n
 
misbehaviour
 
n

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misbehave
late 15c.; see mis- (1) + behave. Related: Misbehavior.
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Example sentences
If you misbehave on the road, you get your license taken away.
They misbehave, they're rude and they have poor eating and sleeping habits.
Kids bully and misbehave more when they aren't busy with better things.
Especially if you don't misbehave and are breaking up the marriage.
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