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Naughty vs. Nice

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  • Naughty (adjective)

    Mischievous; tending to misbehave or act badly (especially of a child). from 17th c.

    "Some naughty boys at school hid the teacher's lesson notes."

  • Naughty (adjective)

    Sexually provocative; now in weakened sense, risqué, cheeky. from 19th c.

    "I bought some naughty lingerie for my honeymoon."

    "If I see you send another naughty email to your friends, you will be forbidden from using the computer!"

  • Naughty (adjective)

    Evil, wicked, morally reprehensible. from 15th c.

  • Naughty (adjective)

    Bad, worthless, substandard. 16th-19th c.

  • Nice (adjective)

    Pleasant, satisfactory. from 18th c.

  • Nice (adjective)

    Of a person: friendly, attractive. from 18th c.

  • Nice (adjective)

    Respectable; virtuous. from 18th c.

    "What is a nice person like you doing in a place like this?"

  • Nice (adjective)

    With "and", shows that the given adjective is desirable: pleasantly. from 18th c.

    "The soup is nice and hot."

  • Nice (adjective)

    Silly, ignorant; foolish. 14th-17th c.

  • Nice (adjective)

    Particular in one's conduct; scrupulous, painstaking; choosy. from 14th c.

  • Nice (adjective)

    Particular as regards rules or qualities; strict. 16th-19th c.

  • Nice (adjective)

    Showing or requiring great precision or sensitive discernment; subtle. from 16th c.

  • Nice (adjective)

    Easily injured; delicate; dainty.

  • Nice (adjective)

    Doubtful, as to the outcome; risky. 16th-19th c.

  • Nice (adverb)

    Nicely.

    "Children, play nice."

    "He dresses real nice."

  • Nice (interjection)

    Used to signify a job well done.

    "Nice! I couldn't have done better."

  • Nice (interjection)

    Used to signify approval.

    "Is that your new car? Nice!"

  • Nice (noun)

    niceness.

  • Nice (verb)

    To run a process with a specified (usually lower) priority.

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  • Naughty (adjective)

    (especially of a child) badly behaved; disobedient

    "you've been a really naughty boy"

  • Naughty (adjective)

    mildly rude or indecent, typically because related to sex

    "naughty goings-on"

  • Naughty (adjective)

    wicked.

  • Nice (adjective)

    giving pleasure or satisfaction; pleasant or attractive

    "we had a very nice time"

  • Nice (adjective)

    (of a person) good-natured; kind

    "he's a nicer man than Mark"

    "Joe had been very nice to her"

  • Nice (adjective)

    not good; unpleasant

    "that's a nice way to come into my kitchen—no greeting!"

  • Nice (adjective)

    (especially of a difference) slight or subtle

    "there is a nice distinction between self-sacrifice and martyrdom"

  • Nice (adjective)

    requiring careful consideration

    "a nice point"

  • Nice (adjective)

    fastidious; scrupulous.

  • Nice (noun)

    a resort city on the French Riviera, near the border with Italy; population 348,721 (2007).

Oxford Dictionary
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  • Naughty (adjective)

    Having little or nothing.

  • Naughty (adjective)

    Worthless; bad; good for nothing.

  • Naughty (adjective)

    hence, corrupt; wicked.

  • Naughty (adjective)

    Mischievous; perverse; froward; guilty of disobedient or improper conduct; as, a naughty child.

  • Nice (adjective)

    Foolish; silly; simple; ignorant; also, weak; effeminate.

  • Nice (adjective)

    Of trifling moment; unimportant; trivial.

  • Nice (adjective)

    Overscrupulous or exacting; hard to please or satisfy; fastidious in small matters.

  • Nice (adjective)

    Delicate; refined; dainty; pure.

  • Nice (adjective)

    Apprehending slight differences or delicate distinctions; distinguishing accurately or minutely; carefully discriminating; as, a nice taste or judgment.

  • Nice (adjective)

    Done or made with careful labor; suited to excite admiration on account of exactness; evidencing great skill; exact; fine; finished; as, nice proportions, nice workmanship, a nice application; exactly or fastidiously discriminated; requiring close discrimination; as, a nice point of law, a nice distinction in philosophy.

  • Nice (adjective)

    Pleasing; agreeable; gratifying; delightful; good; as, a nice party; a nice excursion; a nice day; a nice sauce, etc.

  • Nice (adjective)

    Pleasant; kind; as, a nice person.

  • Nice (adjective)

    Well-mannered; well-behaved; as, nice children.

Webster Dictionary
  • Naughty (adjective)

    suggestive of sexual impropriety;

    "a blue movie"

    "blue jokes"

    "he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details"

    "a juicy scandal"

    "a naughty wink"

    "naughty words"

    "racy anecdotes"

    "a risque story"

    "spicy gossip"

  • Naughty (adjective)

    badly behaved;

    "he was saucy and mischievous in school"

    "a naughty boy"

  • Nice (noun)

    a city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean; the leading resort on the French Riviera

  • Nice (adjective)

    pleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance;

    "what a nice fellow you are and we all thought you so nasty"

    "nice manners"

    "a nice dress"

    "a nice face"

    "a nice day"

    "had a nice time at the party"

    "the corn and tomatoes are nice today"

  • Nice (adjective)

    socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous;

    "from a decent family"

    "a nice girl"

  • Nice (adjective)

    done with delicacy and skill;

    "a nice bit of craft"

    "a job requiring nice measurements with a micrometer"

    "a nice shot"

  • Nice (adjective)

    excessively fastidious and easily disgusted;

    "too nice about his food to take to camp cooking"

    "so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow"

  • Nice (adjective)

    noting distinctions with nicety;

    "a discriminating interior designer"

    "a nice sense of color"

    "a nice point in the argument"

  • Nice (adjective)

    exhibiting courtesy and politeness;

    "a nice gesture"

Princeton's WordNet

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