from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To behave badly.
- transitive v. To behave (oneself) in an inappropriate way: The children misbehaved themselves at dinner.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. to act or behave in an inappropriate, improper, incorrect, or unexpected manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. To behave ill; to conduct one's self improperly; -- often used with a reciprocal pronoun.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To behave ill; conduct one's self improperly or indecorously.
- To conduct (one's self) ill: with the reflexive pronouns: as, he misbehaved himself.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. behave badly
mis- + behave (Wiktionary)