Pronunciation of Mischievous
/mˈɪst͡ʃɪvəs/, /mˈɪstʃɪvəs/, /m_ˈɪ_s_tʃ_ɪ_v_ə_s/
Synonyms for mischievous:
mutinous, Disobeying, traitorous, disobedient, treasonous, seditious, wayward, Disregardful, ungovernable, unmanageable, insubordinate, out of control, factious, contrary, rebellious, subversive, undisciplined, defiant, nonconformist, disloyal, anarchistic, Misbehaving, treacherous, unruly, intractable, recalcitrant.
evil, damaging, Nocuous, arch, pernicious, harmful, deleterious, hurtful, injurious, frolicsome, sportive, playful, ill, dangerous, impish, destructive, puckish, sinful, wayward, naughty, bad, Misbehaving, detrimental.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Usage examples for mischievous:
- Just as he called up to them the mischievous youngster tripped slightly. - "The High School Boys' Training Hike", H. Irving Hancock.
- " Why, no," she replied, glancing at Droop with a mischievous smile, " it's twenty- two years back to 1876, ain't it?" - "The Panchronicon", Harold Steele Mackaye.
- My dear child, answered the spider, in a tone of injured dignity, I eat nothing but what is mischievous or useless. - "The Light Princess and Other Fairy Stories", George MacDonald.