Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Making trouble for others; causing quarrels.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Causing harm; exciting enmity or quarrels.
- n. reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
“To call it mischief-making is perhaps unfair, since his admirers seem sincere.”
“Not only does she run a household chock full of mischief-making Weasley wizards in training, but in the course of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, she mothers her kids and their friends, hides and organizes activists, and hosts a lovely backyard wedding.”
“The potential for sceptics to obsess over slight differences increases the volume of mischief-making exponentially.”
“Bertie Wooster on the mischief-making talents of a certain redhead”
“MaryRC on Bertie Wooster on the mischief-making talents of a certain redhead”
“The House provides that part of its funding instead be under the Appropriations process, which has long provided an opportunity for corporate mischief-making.”
“Or dilute their anecdotal evidence of mischief-making or disease, of poverty or war.”
“Instead of the Supreme Court selecting the President, Chief Justice John Roberts was reduced to mischief-making as he tried to trip Obama up with a bungled, mis-worded oath of office.”
“Which leaves the city open to all sorts of mischief-making by national politicians.”
“It's hard to tell whether the story's the product of political mischief-making, or of the kind of unconscious racism that could make somebody just go stupid at the sound of the "r" word uttered by a black man.”
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