mischievous

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mis·chie·vous

 (mĭs′chə-vəs)
adj.
1. Causing mischief.
2. Playful in a naughty or teasing way.
3. Troublesome; irritating: a mischievous prank.
4. Causing harm, injury, or damage: mischievous rumors and falsehoods.

[Middle English mischevous, from mischef, mischief; see mischief.]

mis′chie·vous·ly adv.
mis′chie·vous·ness n.
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mischievous

(ˈmɪstʃɪvəs)
adj
1. inclined to acts of mischief
2. teasing; slightly malicious: a mischievous grin.
3. causing or intended to cause harm: a mischievous plot.
ˈmischievously adv
ˈmischievousness n
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mis•chie•vous

(ˈmɪs tʃə vəs)

adj.
1. maliciously or playfully annoying.
2. causing annoyance, harm, or trouble.
3. roguishly or slyly teasing, as a glance.
4. harmful; injurious.
[1300–50; Middle English mischevous < Anglo-French meschevous. See mischief, -ous]
mis′chie•vous•ly, adv.
mis′chie•vous•ness, n.
pron: The pronunciation of mischievous as (mɪsˈtʃi vi əs) is usually considered nonstandard, although a spelling mischievious, which reflects this pronunciation, had some currency between the 16th and 19th centuries.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mischievous - naughtily or annoyingly playfulmischievous - naughtily or annoyingly playful; "teasing and worrying with impish laughter"; "a wicked prank"
playful - full of fun and high spirits; "playful children just let loose from school"
2.mischievous - deliberately causing harm or damagemischievous - deliberately causing harm or damage; "mischievous rumors and falsehoods"
harmful - causing or capable of causing harm; "too much sun is harmful to the skin"; "harmful effects of smoking"
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mischievous

adjective
1. naughty, bad, troublesome, wayward, exasperating, playful, rascally, impish, roguish, vexatious, puckish, frolicsome, arch, ludic (literary), sportive, badly behaved She rocks back and forth on her chair like a mischievous child.
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mischievous

adjective
1. Causing harm or injury:
2. Full of high-spirited fun:
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Translations
مُؤْذٍمُؤْذٍ، مُضِر
nezbedný
drillesyguartig
kujeileva
vragolast
csintalan
hrekkjóttur; ódæll
いたずら好きな
짓궂은
išdaigus
nerātns
poreden
busig
เกเร
tinh quái

mischievous

[ˈmɪstʃɪvəs] ADJ
1. (= impish) [person, smile] → pícaro; (= naughty) [child, kitten] → travieso
the mischievous tricks the children used to get up tolas travesuras que los niños solían hacer
2. (= malicious) [person, glance, rumour] → malicioso
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mischievous

[ˈmɪstʃɪvəs] adj
(= naughty) [child] → coquin(e)
(= playful) [smile] → espiègle
(= malicious) [campaign, story] → malveillant(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

mischievous

adj
(= roguish, playful) expression, smileschelmisch, verschmitzt, spitzbübisch; a mischievous personein Schlawiner m; a mischievous childein Schlingel or Racker m; her son is really mischievousihr Sohn ist ein Schlingel or hat nur Unfug im Sinn; what mischievous pranks are you up to now?welche üblen Streiche heckst du jetzt aus?; a mischievous elfeine Elfe, die Schabernack treibt
(= malicious, troublemaking) rumour, suggestionbösartig; personboshaft; strikeschädlich
; (= physically disabling) blowverletzend
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

mischievous

[ˈmɪstʃɪvəs] adj (roguish) → malizioso/a; (child) → birichino/a; (harmful) → pieno/a di cattiveria
mischievous rumours (troublemaking) → malignità fpl
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mischief

(ˈmistʃif) noun
1. action or behaviour (especially of children) that causes small troubles or annoyance to others. That boy is always up to some mischief.
2. evil, damage or harm.
make mischief
to cause trouble etc.
ˈmischievous (-vəs) adjective
a mischievous child.
ˈmischievously adverb
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mischievous

مُؤْذٍ nezbedný drillesyg schelmisch σκανταλιάρης travieso kujeileva espiègle vragolast dispettoso いたずら好きな 짓궂은 schalks rampete szkodliwy malicioso озорной busig เกเร yaramaz tinh quái 恶作剧的
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mischievous

adj travieso
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