Definition of Misbehaved

1. a. Guilty of ill behavior; illbred; rude.



Definition of Misbehaved

1. Verb. (past of misbehave) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Misbehaved

1. misbehave [v] - See also: misbehave

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misbehaved

misbeding
misbefall
misbefallen
misbefalling
misbefalls
misbefell
misbefitting
misbegan
misbegin
misbeginning
misbegins
misbegot
misbegotten
misbegun
misbehave
misbehaved (current term)
misbehaver
misbehavers
misbehaves
misbehaving
misbehavior
misbehavioral
misbehaviors
misbehaviour
misbehavioural
misbehaviours
misbelief
misbeliefs
misbelieve
misbelieved

Literary usage of Misbehaved

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1. The Reports of the Most Learned Sir Edmund Saunders, Knt: Of Several by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Edmund Saunders, John Williams (1845)
"... there on this return he is not chargeable in debt or scire facias, because he has not misbehaved himself, but has done his duty, for there is no default ..."

2. Roads of Adventure by Ralph Delahaye Paine (1922)
"XXXIII A DINNER GUEST WHO misbehaved MARTIN EGAN sailed for Manila in an army transport, still peevish over his lost wardrobe and the purloined trunk. ..."

3. A Book of Memories of Great Men and Women of the Age: From Personal Acquaintance by Samuel Carter Hall (1877)
"... and scattering the feathers to the winds out of her window; and told me, what I am loath to believe, that whenever Lamb or his sister " misbehaved ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"Like a misbehaved and sullen wench, Thou pout'st upon thy fortune and thy love. ... Sensible that they had misbehaved in giving us that disturbance. ..."

5. The Metropolitan (1832)
"Then you have misbehaved yourself,' said the captain. ' Not a bit of it, Captain Willis,' replied I; ' it's the first lieutenant who has misbehaved. ..."

6. Standard Encyclopædia of Procedure by Edward William Tuttle, Edward E. Burns, James De Witt Andrews, Edgar Whittlesey Camp (1914)
"That the defendants did not safely carry and deliver said goods; but, on the contrary, so negligently conducted, and so misbehaved in regard to the same in ..."

7. Reports of Cases in Chancery, Decided by Lord Cottenham [1846-1848 by Charles Christopher Pepys Cottenham, Great Britain Court of Chancery (1847)
"... answer set forth that the plaintiff, the wife, had withdrawn herself from the husband; that she had lived separately, and very much misbehaved herself. ..."

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