trouble maker

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Noun1.trouble maker - someone who deliberately stirs up troubletrouble maker - 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
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Trouble Maker helps organizations to maintain stable and durable platforms when implementing Microservices platforms and Java web applications.
He told a tribunal panel at Bedford: "There was a perception that I was a trouble maker, that I was a problematic employee, and I believe it was for raising issues."
Sammy's always been a trouble maker - he's very mischievous."
Nowhere was that truer than the bout between Johnny "The Old Dog" Alder and Ted "Trouble Maker'' Baker.
One publican said: "He is just a little trouble maker."
The PM made it very clear to the PCB chief that no such elements would be allowed in the PCB Governing Board, who are trouble makers and create hurdles in smooth functioning of the cricket affairs.' The sources said the PM ordered Mani to bring to task the conspirators and let the masses know, who the trouble-makers are and who doesn't want Pakistan cricket to flourish.
Speaking on the occasion, the DC said that free and fair elections would be ensured in the district and trouble makers would be treated with iron hands.
They never participated in the AMMA shows and are perennial trouble makers."With regards to politicians, they are interested to give sound bites to TV channels just to stay afloat in public domain."You just keep quiet and need not respond.
Police say this reduced anti-social behaviour reports in the area, but officers are continuing to crack down on trouble makers in time for Halloween.
I would have expected to see the back of a few of last season's shirkers and trouble makers, but so far it has not materialised.
"We are also working in partnership with licensees via the Nightsafe committee and Wrexham council using the town centre CCTV system to identify any trouble makers as soon as we can, and their help as a team is invaluable."