the naughty nineties, (in Britain) the 1890s, considered to be a period of fun-loving and laxity, esp in sexual morals
- Naughty step
noun 1. a place where a child is made to stand as a punishment for bad behaviour 2. to be on the naughty step, to experience public disfavour, usu. because of perceived wayward behaviour
[naw-mey-kee-uh] /nɔˈmeɪ ki ə/ noun, plural naumachiae [naw-mey-kee-ee] /nɔˈmeɪ kiˌi/ (Show IPA), naumachias. 1. a mock sea fight, given as a spectacle among the ancient Romans. 2. a place for presenting such spectacles. /nɔːˈmeɪkɪə/ noun (in ancient Rome) (pl) -chiae (-kɪˌiː), -chias, -chies 1. a mock sea fight performed as an entertainment 2. an artificial […]
[naw-muh-kee] /ˈnɔ mə ki/ noun, plural naumachies. 1. .
[naw-muh-nahyt, nou-] /ˈnɔ məˌnaɪt, ˈnaʊ-/ noun 1. a mineral, silver-lead selenide, (Ag 2 Pb)Se, usually occurring in iron-black cubic crystals.