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synonyms for mischievous

  • impish
  • malicious
  • naughty
  • playful
  • rude
  • sly
  • arch
  • artful
  • bad
  • bothersome
  • damaging
  • dangerous
  • deleterious
  • destructive
  • detrimental
  • dickens
  • evil
  • exasperating
  • foxy
  • frolicsome
  • harmful
  • hazardous
  • holy terror
  • hurtful
  • ill
  • ill-behaved
  • injurious
  • insidious
  • irksome
  • malignant
  • misbehaving
  • nocuous
  • perilous
  • pernicious
  • precarious
  • puckish
  • rascal
  • rascally
  • risky
  • sinful
  • spiteful
  • sportive
  • teasing
  • tricky
  • troublesome
  • vexatious
  • vexing
  • vicious
  • wayward
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antonyms for mischievous

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  • behaved
  • good
  • kind
  • nice
  • obedient
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Brex was founded by the mischievous Brazilian duo of Henrique Dubugras, an iPhone “jailbreaker” at age 12, and Pedro Franceschi, who had to shut down his gaming company for patent violations at 14.
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Other pet owners may only need to get to the bottom of the shenanigans of a mischievous pet.
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She later adds, in a mischievous understatement, “All that remained now was for Jones and Hill to go insane.”
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In a mischievous turn, the anti-capitalist rap-metal group Rage Against the Machine was chosen as musical guest.
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The beloved author of Madeline, a story about a mischievous Parisian girl, was also quite the rebel.
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She’s insistent that her appetite for cities is greater than that for the countryside that surrounds her when she’s home in Wales, but we nevertheless catch her indulging in glimpses of nature being mischievous or gratified.
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Almost instantaneously, our Ishmael proves herself to be aggressively funny, ruthlessly pithy, low-key poetic and high-def mischievous — all within the space of seven seconds and 14 words.
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He dressed sharply, in what I now know to be a preppy style, but most of what one noticed about him were his sparkly, mischievous, and yet kind eyes.
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Even Benny caught the fever of conquering the mischievous water which slipped from their grasp like quicksilver.
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I can take good care of myself; beside, with a mischievous glance into his serious eyes, I really dont know whom to marry.
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WORDS RELATED TO MISCHIEVOUS

  • artful
  • frolicsome
  • mischievous
  • pert
  • playful
  • roguish
  • saucy
  • sly
  • waggish
  • wily
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.