Definition of mischievous adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    mischievous

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈmɪstʃəvəs//
     
     
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  1. 1enjoying playing tricks and annoying people synonym naughty a mischievous boy a mischievous grin/smile/look Her eyes danced with mischievous amusement.
  2. 2(formal) (of an action or a statement) causing trouble, such as damaging someone's reputation mischievous lies/gossip
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