from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Behavior not conforming to prevailing standards or laws; impropriety.
- n. The act or an instance of adultery.
- n. Dishonest or bad management, especially by persons entrusted or engaged to act on another's behalf.
- n. Deliberate wrongdoing, especially by government or military officials.
- transitive v. To mismanage.
- transitive v. To behave (oneself) improperly.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Bad behavior.
- v. To mismanage.
- v. To act improperly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Wrong conduct; bad behavior; mismanagement.
- n. Unlawful or unethical conduct by a person holding a public office or having a position of responsibility in the administration of justice; malfeasance;
- transitive v. To conduct amiss; to mismanage.
- intransitive v. To behave amiss.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Wrong conduct; misbehavior.
- n. Mismanagement.
- To conduct amiss; mismanage.
- With a reflexive pronoun, to misbehave.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. activity that transgresses moral or civil law
- v. manage badly or incompetently
- v. behave badly
- n. bad or dishonest management by persons supposed to act on another's behalf
From mis- + conduct (noun) (Wiktionary)
From mis- + conduct (verb) (Wiktionary)