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

Origin of mischief-maker

First recorded in 1700–10
Related formsmis·chief-mak·ing, adjective, noun
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Related Words for mischief-maker

imp, rogue, scamp, hellion, gremlin

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