[ US /ˌmɪsbəˈheɪv, ˌmɪsbiˈheɪv/ ]
[ UK /mɪsbɪhˈe‍ɪv/ ]
  1. behave badly
    The children misbehaved all morning
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How To Use misbehave In A Sentence

  • If a bird misbehaved itself such as claim or take over another bird's nest in the rookery the general body intervened and that bird was sentenced to isolation and had to go and live on a tree apart from the rest.
  • Eight security guards prowl the corridors making sure that people do not misbehave. Times, Sunday Times
  • How else could each side misbehave in the way they do if they had to look the other in the eyes? Times, Sunday Times
  • When football players misbehave it is football's problem. Times, Sunday Times
  • She thinks I'm too soft on the kids when they misbehave.
  • The research explodes the conventional wisdom that popular music encourages teenagers to misbehave.
  • It must, for instance, reduce priorities and resources to processes that misbehave.
  • Remember when your Kindergarten teacher would punish the whole class because one kid misbehaved during recess?
  • My father didn't allow us to "misbehave" (I realize that is a judgment so I'll acknowledge that it's my definition of misbehaving) in public. Dru Blood - I believe in the inherent goodness of all beings: & you know what...
  • So when her own dreamboat misbehaves, she knows exactly what to do, right?
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