mischief night


Halloween or, in some areas, the night before Halloween, as an occasion for pranks and minor vandalism by young people.

Nearby words

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

Origin of mischief night

First recorded in 1860–65

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