misbehaviour meaning, misbehaviour definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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in AM, use misbehavior      Misbehaviour is behaviour that is not acceptable to other people.  
FORMAL      n-uncount  
If the toddler had been dealt with properly at first, the rest of his misbehaviour would have been avoided.     
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acting up     (informal)   bad behaviour, impropriety, incivility, indiscipline, insubordination, mischief, misconduct, misdeeds, misdemeanour, monkey business     (informal)   naughtiness, rudeness, shenanigans     (informal)  

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