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trou·ble·mak·er

 (trŭb′əl-mā′kər)
n.
One that stirs up trouble or strife.

trou′ble·mak′ing n. & adj.

troublemaker

(ˈtrʌbəlˌmeɪkə)
n
a person who makes trouble, esp between people
ˈtroubleˌmaking adj, n

trou•ble•mak•er

(ˈtrʌb əlˌmeɪ kər)

n.
a person who causes trouble for others, esp. one who does so habitually out of malice.
[1910–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.troublemaker - someone who deliberately stirs up troubletroublemaker - someone who deliberately stirs up trouble
unwelcome person, persona non grata - a person who for some reason is not wanted or welcome
agitator, fomenter - one who agitates; a political troublemaker
disturber - a troubler who interrupts or interferes with peace and quiet; someone who causes disorder and commotion
badgerer, heckler - someone who tries to embarrass you with gibes and questions and objections
hellion, devil, heller - a rowdy or mischievous person (usually a young man); "he chased the young hellions out of his yard"
hellhound - a very evil man
inciter, instigant, instigator, provoker, firebrand - someone who deliberately foments trouble; "she was the instigator of their quarrel"
blusterer, loudmouth - a person who causes trouble by speaking indiscreetly
cut-up, hoaxer, practical joker, prankster, tricker, trickster - someone who plays practical jokes on others
rioter - troublemaker who participates in a violent disturbance of the peace; someone who rises up against the constituted authority

troublemaker

noun mischief-maker, firebrand, instigator, agitator, bad apple (U.S. informal), rabble-rouser, agent provocateur (French), stirrer (informal), incendiary, rotten apple (Brit. informal), meddler, stormy petrel powers to expel suspected troublemakers
appeaser, arbitrator, peace-maker, conciliator, pacifier
Translations
مُثِيرُ الـفِتْنَةمُثير المَتاعِب، مُحَرِّض على الشَّغَب
výtržníkzdroj potíží
ballademagerurostifter
rettelöitsijä
izgrednik
bajkeverõ
vandræîagemlingur, friîarspillir
もめごとを起こす人
말썽을 일으키는 사람
príčina starostí/ťažkostí
bråkmakare
ผู้ก่อปัญหา
güçlük çıkaranortalık karıştırıcısürekli sorun yaratan kimse
kẻ phá rối

troublemaker

[ˈtrʌblˌmeɪkəʳ] Nagitador(a) m/f

troublemaker

[ˈtrʌbəlmeɪkər] nfauteur m de troubles, élément m perturbateur

troublemaker

[ˈtrʌblˌmeɪkəʳ] nelemento disturbatore, agitatore/trice

trouble

(ˈtrabl) noun
1. (something which causes) worry, difficulty, work, anxiety etc. He never talks about his troubles; We've had a lot of trouble with our children; I had a lot of trouble finding the book you wanted.
2. disturbances; rebellion, fighting etc. It occurred during the time of the troubles in Cyprus.
3. illness or weakness (in a particular part of the body). He has heart trouble.
verb
1. to cause worry, anger or sadness to. She was troubled by the news of her sister's illness.
2. used as part of a very polite and formal request. May I trouble you to close the window?
3. to make any effort. He didn't even trouble to tell me what had happened.
ˈtroubled adjective
(negative untroubled).
1. worried or anxious. He is obviously a troubled man.
2. disturbed and not peaceful. troubled sleep.
ˈtroublesome adjective
causing worry or difficulty. troublesome children/tasks.
ˈtroublemaker noun
a person who continually (and usually deliberately) causes worry, difficulty or disturbance to other people. Beware of her – she is a real troublemaker.

troublemaker

مُثِيرُ الـفِتْنَة výtržník ballademager Unruhestifter ταραχοποιός alborotador rettelöitsijä fauteur de troubles izgrednik agitatore もめごとを起こす人 말썽을 일으키는 사람 onruststoker bråkmaker intrygant encrenqueiro, energúmeno нарушитель порядка bråkmakare ผู้ก่อปัญหา güçlük çıkaran kẻ phá rối 麻烦制造者
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