Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of misbehave.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Guilty of ill behavior; illbred; rude.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Guilty of ill behavior; ill-bred; rude.

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Examples

  • She told me 2 people had told her that she should carry some rolled up newspaper, and when her dog 'misbehaved' she should smack the dog across the snout.

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  • The customer claimed to have already paid back the loan, while his wife told the police the agents had "misbehaved" with her.

    In the Shadows of India's Loan Boom

  • Mom charged in girl's death after she 'misbehaved' while brushing teeth

    NY Post: News

  • If she causes a scene at Gene's birthday party, she risks looking foolish in front of her friends and further upsetting Henry after she "misbehaved" at that dinner.

    Televisionary

  • Although French doctors declared Armstrong's hair, urine and blood samples were all drug-free, the AFLD said the seven-time Tour de France champion "misbehaved" when a tester asked him to provide the samples following a training ride in the French Riviera town of Beaulieu-sur-Mer on 17 March.

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • "Outrageous reports yesterday coming out of France allege that I 'misbehaved' during a recent unannounced drug test performed by the French government while I was training in southern France in early March," said Armstrong.

    Turkish Press

  • Armstrong, who described reports in France that he had "misbehaved" as outrageous, said he just wanted to have the tester's ID checked before complying with the request.

    timesofmalta.com

  • Lance Armstrong denied having "misbehaved" during a random drugs test conducted by the French anti-doping authority last month.

    timesofmalta.com

  • Outrageous reports yesterday coming out of France allege that I "misbehaved" during a recent unannounced drug test performed by the French government while I was training in southern France in early March.

    Statesman - AP Sports

  • "misbehaved" with some officials in the commission and had also publicly criticised Women and Child Development Minster Renuka Chaudhary.

    Zee News : India National

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