Definition of Mischief-maker

1. Noun. Someone who deliberately stirs up trouble.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mischief-maker

mischaracterisations
mischaracterise
mischaracterises
mischaracterization
mischaracterizations
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mischaracterized
mischaracterizes
mischaracterizing
mischarge
mischarged
mischarges
mischarging
mischevious
mischief
mischief-maker (current term)
mischief-making
mischiefful
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mischieve
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mischievousness
mischivous
mischmetal
mischmetals
mischoice
mischoices

Literary usage of Mischief-maker

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1. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1887)
"... you boys with Picadilly collars are not quite so new and fresh ns you thought you were. WHO IS THE mischief-maker? CHATTANOOGA, TENS., JUNK, soth, iSS/. ..."

2. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1896)
"... AL 'ABD A rebuke to a mischief-maker: Translation of CJ Lyall THE craft of thy busy tongue has sundered from home and kin the cousins of both thy houses ..."

3. The Algonquin Legends of New England: Or, Myths and Folk Lore of the Micmac by Charles Godfrey Leland (1884)
"An Indian mischief maker was once roving about. He saw that he was approaching a village, and said, " How can I attract attention ? ..."

4. The Bookman (1903)
"... not borers of wood? the chief mischief-maker in this material being that minute insect to which entomologists have given the altogether disproportionate ..."

5. The Indian Fairy Book: From the Original Legends by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, Cornelius Mathews (1856)
"MANABOZHO, THE mischief-maker. was never in the whole world a more mischievous busy-body than that notorious giant Manabozho. He was every where, ..."

6. The Church Historians of England by Joseph Stevenson (1856)
"... and reviling the guardian of the realm as a murderer, in consequence of the punishment which he had inflicted on the mischief-maker and assassin. CHAP. ..."

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