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mischievous

mis·chie·vous

mischievous

pronunciation:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having a tendency toward annoying or mildly injurious behavior; causing mischief.
a mischievous child
synonyms:
devilish, elfish, impish, naughty, prankish, puckish, roguish
antonyms:
good, well-behaved
similar words:
bad, disobedient, frolicsome, playful, sportive, teasing
definition 2: teasing or devilish.
a mischievous glance
synonyms:
devilish, impish, sly, sportive
similar words:
arch, playful, teasing
definition 3: causing minor damage, injury, or annoyance.
mischievous rumors
synonyms:
annoying, bothersome, pesky, vexing
similar words:
harmful, injurious
derivations: mischievously (adv.), mischievousness (n.)
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