Thesaurus

misbehavior

noun

Synonyms of misbehavior

improper or illegal behavior
  • would not tolerate any misbehavior from her students

Synonyms for misbehavior

Words Related to misbehavior

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about misbehavior

Time Traveler for misbehavior

Time Traveler

The first known use of misbehavior was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

Cite this Entry

“Misbehavior.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/misbehavior. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on misbehavior

Dictionary: Definition of misbehavior

Nglish: Translation of misbehavior for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of misbehavior for Arabic Speakers

Comments on misbehavior

What made you want to look up misbehavior? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Here Be Dragons: A Creature Identification Quiz

  • monster werewolf photo
  • Which is a synonym of werewolf?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!