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Whether I am on a stage, behind a guitar or in front of a camera, I get paid to misbehave. Fortunately, misbehaviour is something I have unlimited supply of.
Vir Das

Meaning of "misbehaviour" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MISBEHAVIOUR

misbehaviour  [ˌmɪsbɪˈheɪvjə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MISBEHAVIOUR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Misbehaviour is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MISBEHAVIOUR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of misbehaviour in the English dictionary

The definition of misbehaviour in the dictionary is bad or unsuitable behaviour.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MISBEHAVIOUR


behaviour
bɪˈheɪvjə
haviour
ˈheɪvjə
hevea
ˈhiːvjə
interbehavior
ˌɪntəbɪˈheɪvjə
liveyer
ˈlɪvjə
liveyere
ˈlɪvjə
misbehaver
ˌmɪsbɪˈheɪvjə
pavior
ˈpeɪvjə
paviour
ˈpeɪvjə
savior
ˈseɪvjə
saviour
ˈseɪvjə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MISBEHAVIOUR

misbalanced
misbecame
misbecome
misbecoming
misbecomingness
misbegin
misbegot
misbegotten
misbehave
misbehaver
misbelief
misbelieve
misbeliever
misbeseem
misbestow
misbestowal
misbias
misbind
misbirth
misborn

WORDS THAT END LIKE MISBEHAVIOUR

acquired behaviour
buying behaviour
code of behaviour
colour
consummatory behaviour
four
honour
hour
humour
indecent behaviour
on one´s best behaviour
our
pour
retour
satisficing behaviour
scurriour
sense of humour
threatening behaviour
unreasonable behaviour
your

Synonyms and antonyms of misbehaviour in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «MISBEHAVIOUR»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «misbehaviour» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of misbehaviour

Translation of «misbehaviour» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MISBEHAVIOUR

Find out the translation of misbehaviour to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of misbehaviour from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «misbehaviour» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

不当行为
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

mal comportamiento
570 millions of speakers

English

misbehaviour
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दुर्व्यवहार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سوء السلوك
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

недостойное поведение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

mau comportamento
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অশোভন আচরণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

inconduite
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Salah laku
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

schlechtes Benehmen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

不正行為
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

잘못된 행동
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Misbehavior
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phẩm hạnh xấu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தவறான நடத்தைக்கு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दुर्व्यवहार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

terbiyesizlik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cattiva condotta
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

złe zachowanie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

негідну поведінку
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

abateri disciplinare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανάρμοστης συμπεριφοράς
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wangedrag
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

dåligt uppförande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

dårlig oppførsel
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of misbehaviour

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MISBEHAVIOUR»

The term «misbehaviour» is normally little used and occupies the 110.785 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MISBEHAVIOUR» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about misbehaviour

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QUOTES WITH «MISBEHAVIOUR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word misbehaviour.
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Vir Das
Whether I am on a stage, behind a guitar or in front of a camera, I get paid to misbehave. Fortunately, misbehaviour is something I have unlimited supply of.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MISBEHAVIOUR»

Discover the use of misbehaviour in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to misbehaviour and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Organizational Misbehaviour
The book is good: it brings to light subjects which are too often negleced, and it provides an understanding of phenomena which are so common in organizations, but at the same time so vague and incomprehensible' Organization Studies From ...
Stephen Ackroyd, Paul Thompson, 2012
2
Managing Misbehaviour in Schools
A wide-ranging survey of both the theoretical and practical understanding of children's behaviour in schools. It provides ideas and suggestions on the management of behaviour problems in everyday classroom life.
Tony Charlton, Kenneth David, 2013
3
Misbehaviour
Lively and entertaining, seductive and daring, Misbehaviour combines humour and attitude with wildly imaginative writing on the theme of women behaving badly.
Lindsay Gordon, 2009
4
Misbehaviour of Markets
Includes material on the market crisis. This book presents models where the complex gyrations of the FTSE 100 and exchange rates can be reduced to straightforward formulae that yield a much more accurate description of the risks involved.
Benoit B. Mandelbrot, Richard L. Hudson, 2008
5
Creative misbehaviour: the use of German Kabarett within ...
This book spans literary and linguistic study, with the pedagogic aim of integrating the two on the basis of some diverse and in part challenging material associated with the cultural genre Kabarett.
Joanne Maria McNally, 2000
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Organizational Misbehaviour in the Workplace: Narratives of ...
People need dignity and autonomy at work.
Jan Ch Karlsson, 2011
7
International Handbook of Research on Teachers and Teaching
TEACHER. MISBEHAVIOUR. Ramon (Rom) Lewis and Philip Riley Unfortunately , researchers often tend to overlook teachers as a potential source of problems in the classroom (Kearney, Plax, Hayes, & Ivey, 1991).
Lawrence J. Saha, Anthony Gary Dworkin, 2009
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Rethinking Misbehaviour and Resistance in Organizations
Alison Barnes, Lucy Taska. a criminal as opposed to just slacking off or being lazy is relatively new” and associated with the rise of neoliberalism. By contrast, what nineteenth century factory inspectors referred to as the “petty pilfering of ...
Alison Barnes, Lucy Taska, 2012
9
Essential Teaching Skills
The most important point to bear in mind in considering discipline is that creating the necessary order is more to do with the skills involved in effective teaching in general than it is to do with how you deal with pupil misbehaviour itself.
Chris Kyriacou, 1998
10
Waldorf Hysteria: Hotel Manners, Misbehaviour & Minibars
These stories cover all aspects of hotel life: room service; pets in hotels; celebrities and scandals; rip-offs and scams; unusual hotels; hotels as movie sets; hotels of future; and the things people leave behind.
Fritz Gubler, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MISBEHAVIOUR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term misbehaviour is used in the context of the following news items.
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Hong Kong law: A trial for wig and gown
A judge “may only be removed for inability to discharge his or her duties, or for misbehaviour” — and even then only on the recommendation of ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
2
Frimpong banned two matches as Spartak cleared of racism
... matches for gesturing towards Spartak Moscow fans he accused of racially abusing him. as the body has found no evidence of misbehaviour ... «Starr 103.5 FM, Jul 15»
3
Expulsion of 2 kids for parents' 'misbehavior' illegal, says HC
MUMBAI: The Bombay high court on Tuesday set aside a Nashik school's decision to expel two siblings for their parents' alleged misbehaviour. «Times of India, Jul 15»
4
'Speedster' nabbed after chase
KZN Transport, Community Safety and Liaison MEC Willies Mchunu said the province would not tolerate "misbehaviour on the roads". «Times LIVE, Jul 15»
5
Report on Police Scuffle to be Tabled Tomorrow
... went to see him to question about the legal significance of the decision. Apparently, Gopalakrishnan shoved them out citing misbehaviour. «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
6
Vyapam uproar cuts short MP monsoon session
When the House re-assembled during the Zero Hour, Congress demanded a discussion on a censure motion against BJP misbehaviour with ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
7
Sulley Muntari Linked To Besiktas Move
... national team level, where he was sent home from the 2014 FIFA World Cup along with Kevin-Prince Boateng due to misbehaviour in camp. «AFKInsider, Jul 15»
8
CFMEU whistleblowers claim union sacked them for 'political opinions'
... disciplinary committee on November 18 to face allegations of gross misbehaviour and having made adverse comments about the union. «Workplace Relations: Fair Work Australia, Jul 15»
9
Pulse Nigeria Poll: Readers say they will tell if a step-mother was …
As much he would have loved to tell his father about the misbehaviour of his wife, he is also wary of causing a friction between him and the ... «Pulse Nigeria, Jul 15»
10
Women bear the brunt, app cab to auto rogue Uber driver held for …
A spokesperson for TaxiForSure, which has been acquired by Uber's main rival Ola, said the driver didn't have a record of misbehaviour and/or ... «Calcutta Telegraph, Jul 15»

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