What does the word mischievous mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Injurious.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Mischievously.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Mischievousness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Inclined to mischief.

Usage examples for mischievous

  1. I cannot say that I do, my child; they are sometimes rather mischievous visitors, and I would much prefer that they should keep at a respectful distance. – The Allis Family; or, Scenes of Western Life by American Sunday School Union
  2. He had prevented Lady Janet from making any mischievous use of his card by sending to the police station and warning them to attend to no message which they might receive unless the card produced bore his signature. – The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins