Mischievous - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈmɪstʃɪvəs|  American pronunciation of the word mischievous
Brit.  |ˈmɪstʃɪvəs|  British pronunciation of the word mischievous


- naughtily or annoyingly playful (syn: arch, impish, pixilated, prankish, puckish, wicked)
- deliberately causing harm or damage
mischievous rumors and falsehoods

Extra examples

...the children had been so mischievous that we had to pay the babysitter extra and then clean up the mess...

...punished for their mischievous tricks on the neighbors...

Their sons are noisy and mischievous.

Gabby looked at him with a mischievous grin.

There was a mischievous gleam in her eyes.

He grinned mischievously.

...the mischievous teacher likes to call on the sleepiest-looking students to read aloud from the textbook...

...elves are often portrayed as rather mischievous...

In passing the test of killing itself if infected, cancerous or genetically mischievous, a cell by definition dies.

Setsu grew, too, from a mischievous, laughing little girl into a gay, willful, pretty girl.

...some mischievous brat had muddled the household accounts...

A mischievous gleam lit up her eyes.

...people who used to believe that misfortune was caused by evil hexes and mischievous sprites...

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