naughty step

noun

a place where a child is made to stand as a punishment for bad behaviour
to be on the naughty step to experience public disfavour, usu. because of perceived wayward behaviour

Nearby words

  1. naugahyde,
  2. naugatuck,
  3. naught,
  4. naughty,
  5. naughty nineties,
  6. naumachia,
  7. naumachy,
  8. naumannite,
  9. nauplius,
  10. nauru

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