She saw him cast a glance over her neat, walking costume, as he approached, and naughtily determined to prolong his uncertainty.
And it is not true, is it, that you naughtily assaulted a gentleman of the Court?
For she was naughtily aware of Dudley Sowerby's distaste for the story and disgust with the damsel Delphica.
But you promise, when you revisit the library, not to behave so naughtily again?
"'This is the cat that killed the rat, that did something or other in the house that Jack built,'" interrupts Molly, naughtily.
Out of doubt their clamours and stirs be to none other end, but to maintain more shamefully and naughtily ill-gotten things.
"It seems to me that you'd better read this yourself," she said, naughtily.
"It must be a relief to find we don't squint or hobble on crutches," added Dulcie naughtily.
"Don't pay any attention to Sophy," Alicia advised the portrait, naughtily.
"That wouldn't make very much difference," she replied, naughtily.
late 14c., naugti "needy, having nothing," from Old English nawiht (see naught) + -y (2). Sense of "wicked, evil, morally wrong" is attested from 1520s; specific meaning "sexually promiscuous" is from 1869. The more tame main modern sense of "disobedient" (especially of children) is attested from 1630s. Related: Naughtily; naughtiness. A woman of bad character c.1530-1750 might be called a naughty pack (also sometimes of men and later of children).