- maliciously or playfully annoying.
- causing annoyance, harm, or trouble.
- roguishly or slyly teasing, as a glance.
- harmful or injurious.
Origin of mischievous
Examples from the Web for mischievously
Contemporary Examples of mischievously
Indeed Obama has been trying, mischievously, to bury Huntsman with praise.Jon Huntsman Bets Against History, Taking on Obama in 2012
April 29, 2011
My father would remind us mischievously that all Iranians were in one way or another related to the Qajars.Family Secrets in Tehran
January 10, 2009
Historical Examples of mischievously
Do you not perceive that I am already overtaken by the Nymphs to whom you have mischievously exposed me?Phaedrus
"I thought the measure rather scant," she observed, mischievously.The Rise of Roscoe Paine
Joseph C. Lincoln
"And standing well in Cicero," added Uncle Johnny, mischievously.Highacres
"Must have been a whale, Ben," answered Roger, mischievously.Dave Porter At Bear Camp
"And the pup-pup-pergola, too," added Patricia mischievously.Miss Pat at School
- inclined to acts of mischief
- teasing; slightly maliciousa mischievous grin
- causing or intended to cause harma mischievous plot