Origin of mischievous
Examples from the Web for mischievous
He suppressed a belch and then looked up at her with a mischievous grin.Football Great Bob Suffridge Wanders Through the End Zone of Life|Paul Hemphill|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A mischievous cross between Sunset Boulevard and Adult Swim, BoJack Horseman boasts an exciting cast of supporting characters.'BoJack Horseman': The Debauched Tales of a Drunken, Groupie-Sexing D-List Horse, Hits Netflix|Marlow Stern|August 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The biggest personality is Little My, utterly self-centred, mischievous, and rancidly funny.
It lands with mischievous accuracy, mottling the crotch of my jeans.Leaky Ceilings, Catcalls, and Uncaged Pythons: 4 Hours on NYC’s Worst Subway|Kevin Zawacki|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Prince Harry appears to be embracing his mischievous side again...
I have other work to do than to run about after a mischievous laddie all the morning.The Scottish Fairy Book|Elizabeth W. Grierson
An instance of mischievous credulity, occasioned by consulting this impostor, once fell under the re-130-view of the Author.A Treatise on the Police of the Metropolis|Patrick Colquhoun
And then you went and pinched the farm maids in their beds, and made them dream of their lovers, mischievous young toads!Furze the Cruel|John Trevena
When they had all gone back to their ruined work he came down and went on his mischievous way.
For love is held by a certainty of obligation, which because men are mischievous, is broken upon any occasion of their own profit.Machiavelli, Volume I|Niccol Machiavelli