mischief-maker

[ mis-chif-mey-ker ]
/ ˈmɪs tʃɪfˌmeɪ kər /

noun

a person who causes mischief, especially one who stirs up discord, as by talebearing.

Nearby words

  1. misch metal,
  2. mischance,
  3. mischanter,
  4. mischief,
  5. mischief night,
  6. mischievous,
  7. mischoose,
  8. miscible,
  9. miscite,
  10. miscode

Origin of mischief-maker

First recorded in 1700–10

Related formsmis·chief-mak·ing, adjective, noun

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