Definition of mischevious
1. mischievous [ a ] badly behaved
Examples: "he was saucy and mischievous in school" "a naughty boy"
(Irving Fineman, Woman of Valor: The Life of Henrietta...)
Adele , like Amy , the youngest of the Marches , was the rebellious , mischievous , rather calculating and ambitious one .Synonyms mischievous naughty Related Terms bad
2. mischievous [ a ] naughtily or annoyingly playful
Examples: "teasing and worrying with impish laughter"
(Clayton C. Barbeau, The Ikon....)
I think , too '' , he said , his dark eyes mischievous , `` that you will find there some clue to the secret of the cathedrals about which you have spoken '' .Synonyms implike puckish mischievous prankish pixilated impish Related Terms playful
3. mischievous [ a ] deliberately causing harm or damage
Examples: "mischievous rumors and falsehoods"
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