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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n.pl. Slang One that is unpleasant or undesirable: A troublemaker within a group is always bad news.

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  • n. News of unpleasant, unfortunate or sad events.
  • n. An irritating, troublesome or harmful person, situation or thing.

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