mischievous - definition and synonyms

adjective 

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/ˈmɪstʃɪvəs/
  1. a mischievous person, especially a child, enjoys having fun by causing trouble

    There were always mischievous boys around.

    1. a.
    2. b.
      a mischievous action or statement is one that is intended to cause trouble or disagreement

      Much of what has been published has been mischievous.

derived words

mischievousness

noun [uncountable]