HyperDic: mischievous

English > 2 senses of the word mischievous:
ADJECTIVEallmischievous, arch, impish, implike, pixilated, prankish, puckish, wickednaughtily or annoyingly playful
allmischievousdeliberately causing harm or damage / damage
mischievous > pronunciation
Soundsmih'schahvahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > mischievous: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnaughtily or annoyingly playful.
Synonymsarch, impish, implike, pixilated, prankish, puckish, wicked
BroaderplayfulFull of fun and high spirits
Spanishpícaro, travieso
Nounsmischievousnessthe trait of behaving like an imp
English > mischievous: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningdeliberately causing harm or damage / damage.
Example"mischievous rumors and falsehoods"
BroaderharmfulCausing or capable of causing harm
Spanishmalintencionado, pícaro, travieso
Nounsmischief, mischievousnessreckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
mischiefthe quality or nature of being harmful or evil

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