troublemaker

[ truhb-uhl-mey-ker ]
/ ˈtrʌb əlˌmeɪ kər /

noun

a person who causes difficulties, distress, worry, etc., for others, especially one who does so habitually as a matter of malice.

Origin of troublemaker

First recorded in 1910–15; trouble + maker

Related forms

trou·ble·mak·ing, noun
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troublemaker

/ (ˈtrʌbəlˌmeɪkə) /

noun

a person who makes trouble, esp between people

Derived Forms

troublemaking, adjective, noun
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