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One that stirs up trouble or strife.

trou′ble·mak′ing n. & adj.
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[ˈtrʌblˌmeɪkɪŋ] ADJalborotador, perturbador
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"I'm really eager and excited to get other people's ideas out there because I'm a little bit, like, spent on self for a minute," Lyonne said.C At a photo studio in Tribeca, posing for the camera in a fearsome pantsuit not unlike the one Nadia wears, Lyonne, 39, talked about adding hyphens to her job description and ageing out of troublemaking.
Mumbai: After over four days of out-of- bounds for customers due to technical glitches, which created an online furore against the bank, the largest private sector lender HDFC Bank Monday pulled down its troublemaking new mobile banking app.