Definition Of mischievous


(of a person, animal, or their behavior) causing or showing a fondness for causing trouble in a playful way.

two mischievous kittens had decorated the bed with shredded newspaper

Example Of mischievous

  • A council has waged war on mischievous Halloween youngsters by banning children from buying eggs, it emerged today.

  • At some point, the paper will do something mischievous that prompts questions to be asked of its management.

  • Barry grins back, a natural expression that makes him look mischievous .

  • Byron was shoved out of the way rather forcefully by two identical twins with very mischievous grins.

  • Can anyone direct us to where these mischievous articles have appeared?

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