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Synonyms for mischievous
ˈmɪs tʃə vəs; mɪsˈtʃi vi əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. arch, impish, implike, mischievous, pixilated, prankish, puckish, wicked(adj)

    naughtily or annoyingly playful

    "teasing and worrying with impish laughter"; "a wicked prank"

    Synonyms:
    condescending, arch(a), revolting, pissed, blind drunk, implike, repellent, arch, besotted, patronising, distasteful, slopped, puckish, blotto, severe, sinful, pixilated, disgustful, cockeyed, loathly, crocked, disgusting, patronizing, repelling, fuddled, tight, soused, loathsome, foul, prankish, yucky, wicked, sozzled, squiffy, unholy, plastered, terrible, impish, stiff, skanky, pie-eyed, sloshed, smashed, soaked, loaded, wet, repellant

    Antonyms:
    sober, serious, harmless, unplayful

  2. mischievous(adj)

    deliberately causing harm or damage

    "mischievous rumors and falsehoods"

    Synonyms:
    prankish, arch, implike, wicked, impish, puckish, pixilated

    Antonyms:
    harmless, serious, sober, unplayful

Wiktionary

  1. mischievous(adjective)

    Causing mischief; injurious.

    Synonyms:
    pernicious, hurtful, harmful, destructive, noxious, detrimental

  2. mischievous(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    naughty, badly-behaved

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. mischievous

    Pernicious (Latin per, through, and neco, kill) signifies having the power of destroying or injuring, tending to hurt or kill. Pernicious is stronger than injurious; that which is injurious is capable of doing harm; that which is pernicious is likely to be destructive. Noxious (Latin noceo, hurt) is a stronger word than noisome, as referring to that which is injurious or destructive. Noisome now always denotes that which is extremely disagreeable or disgusting, especially to the sense of smell; as, the noisome stench proclaimed the presence of noxious gases.

    Synonyms:
    bad, baneful, deadly, deleterious, destructive, detrimental, evil, foul, harmful, hurtful, injurious, insalubrious, noisome, noxious, pernicious, perverting, pestiferous, pestilential, poisonous, ruinous, unhealthful, unwholesome

    Antonyms:
    advantageous, beneficent, beneficial, favorable, good, healthful, helpful, invigorating, life-giving, profitable, rejuvenating, salutary, serviceable, useful, wholesome

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. mischievous

    Synonyms:
    detrimental, injurious, spiteful, wanton

    Antonyms:
    beneficial, advantageous, reparatory, conservative, careful, protective

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mischievous(a.)

    Synonyms:
    hurtful, injurious, detrimental, pernicious, destructive, noxious

  2. mischievous(a.)

    Synonyms:
    vicious, wicked, sinful, prone to mischief

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "mischievous":

    playful, giddy, malicious

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How to use mischievous in a sentence?

  1. Annette Fuentes:

    This is the environment that has slowly been building for years, we have gone from viewing pushing and shoving in hallways as mischievous to being criminal acts.

  2. Anibal Romero:

    She was a normal kid -- happy and mischievous, like most children, she had many dreams. She was very smart.

  3. Hassan Rouhani:

    We are prepared for all scenarios and no change will occur in our lives next week, if we can get what we want from a deal without America, then Iran will continue to remain committed to the deal. What Iran wants is our interests to be guaranteed by its non-American signatories ... In that case, getting rid of America's mischievous presence will be fine for Iran.

  4. Rajkumar Hirani:

    I want to very strongly state that this is a false, malicious and mischievous story being spread with the sole intention of destroying my reputation.

  5. Hassan Rouhani:

    We are prepared for all scenarios and no change will occur in our lives next week, if we can get what we want from a deal without America, then Iran will continue to remain committed to the deal. What Iran wants is our interests to be guaranteed by its non-American signatories. ... In that case, getting rid of America's mischievous presence will be fine for Iran.


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