Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a mischievous manner; with injury, loss, or damage; with evil intention or disposition; in a troublesome or teasing manner; with playful tricks; roguishly: as, this law operates mischievously; they created a scandal mischievously.
- adv. In a mischievous manner.
- adv. in a disobedient or naughty way
- mischievous + -ly (Wiktionary)
“Whither away, good prince?" she called mischievously to Tom as the machine glided down the street.”
“Now that Lucy was safely within the shelter of her own domain, her sense of humor overcame her, and with an irresistible desire to torment him, she called mischievously from her vantage ground on the veranda:”
“Lorry leaned from her chair, her eyebrows lifted, her expression mischievously confidential.”
“Where are you going so fast, Kate?" she called mischievously, as the young lady flounced out of the room.”
“I trust you spotted all thirty Paul McCartney-related song titles mischievously hidden away in the prose?”
“As Armitage nodded, Anne, whose mood was past praying for, called mischievously:”
“The statement said one of the television channels was "mischievously" reporting the home minister's statement.”
“The Business Secretary used a speech to corporate executives to "mischievously" criticise the Tories for adopting a naive economic policy in the run-up to the recession.”
“This is my surprise, Sara," laughed Mrs. Macon; "and you know," mischievously, "they are always happy ones.”
“It would be much too slow, "-- mischievously --" to expect you to go driving with your wife every day. ”
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