misbehave misbehave  /ˌmɪs bə ˈheɪv/


  • (v) behave badly



  1. Of course, it is possible to misbehave on Facebook--it's just self-defeating.
  2. Ivan wakes up in the dormitory at school, where he proceeds to misbehave and get expelled, just as he did before.
  3. It's quite possible that kids with poor reasoning skills misbehave more often and therefore elicit harsher punishment.



  1. "In the 19th century, it was the habit to pay to watch people in mental institutions misbehave with each other," said Roy Greenslade, a professor of journalism at City University in London.
    on Jan 22, 2007 By: Roy Greenslade Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "It was the kind of place where I could misbehave eight blocks from home, but by the time I pedaled back to 509 East Second Street six people would have called my parents to report my behavior," Huckabee writes in his book, "From Hope To...
    on Dec 16, 2006 By: Mike Huckabee Source: Wyoming News

  3. "The pitch didn't misbehave in any way though there was a bit of movement for the fast bowlers early on. I said at the toss also that the first half-an-hour would be crucial and if we negotiate that we could set the total that we had in mind," a...
    on Nov 8, 2009 By: Mahendra Singh Dhoni Source: Hindustan Times

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