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Definitions and Synonyms of mischievous | Another word for mischievous | What is mischievous?

Definition 1: deliberately causing harm or damage - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where mischievous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • mischievous rumors and falsehoods

(mischievous is similar to ...) causing or capable of causing harm

"too much sun is harmful to the skin" "harmful effects of smoking"

Definition 2: naughtily or annoyingly playful - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where mischievous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • teasing and worrying with impish laughter
  • a wicked prank

Synonyms for mischievous in the sense of this definition

(mischievous is similar to ...) full of fun and high spirits

"playful children just let loose from school"

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