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Synonyms for mischievous
ˈmɪs tʃə vəs; mɪsˈtʃi vi əsmis·chievous

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Wiktionary

  1. mischievousadjective

    Causing mischief; injurious.

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

  2. mischievousadjective

    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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. arch, impish, implike, mischievous, pixilated, prankish, puckish, wickedadjective

    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. mischievousadjective

    deliberately causing harm or damage

    "mischievous rumors and falsehoods"

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

    Antonyms:
    harmless, serious, sober, unplayful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mischievousadjective

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

  2. mischievousadjective

    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. Socrates:

    I do nothing but go about persuading you all, old and young alike, not to take thought for your persons or your properties, but and chiefly to care about the greatest improvement of the soul. I tell you that virtue is not given by money, but that from virtue comes money and every other good of man, public as well as private. This is my teaching, and if this is the doctrine which corrupts the youth, I am a mischievous person.

  2. Nina Daniele:

    The Femlin’s this spontaneous, spunky, smart, mischievous, tiny little woman who sticks The Femlin in between places, the Femlin’s the life of the party … The Femlin has all of these wonderful characteristics, but The Femlin’s also imperious to society’s beliefs and restrictions. They do n’t apply to The Femlin … Society’s restrictions do n’t apply to any of us at all. We need to show society that women as a whole, we are imperious to those restrictions. That’s what The Femlin stands for. Even though I ’m on the cover, it’s me, but I ’m The Femlin. I am portraying what The Femlin stands for … It’s a homage to The Femlin and how Hugh Hefner in 2017 viewed women in society.

  3. Anibal Romero:

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

  4. Jeff Meyer:

    pixel, n.: A mischievous, magical spirit associated with screen displays. The computer industry has frequently borrowed from mythology: Witness the sprites in computer graphics, the demons in artificial intelligence, and the trolls in the marketing department.

  5. 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.

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