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mischiefs, plural;
  1. Playful misbehavior or troublemaking, esp. in children
    • - she'll make sure Danny doesn't get into mischief
  2. Playfulness that is intended to tease, mock, or create trouble
    • - her eyes twinkled with irrepressible mischief
  3. Harm or trouble caused by someone or something
    • - she was bent on making mischief
  4. A person responsible for harm or annoyance

  1. reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
  2. maleficence: the quality or nature of being harmful or evil
  3. Mischief is a vexatious or annoying action, or, conduct or activity that playfully causes petty annoyance. Young children, when they hear of mischief, think of practical jokes.
  4. Mischief is a 1985 teen comedy film starring Doug McKeon, Chris Nash, Catherine Mary Stewart and Kelly Preston. The film was directed by Mel Damski and written by Noel Black. The original music score was composed by Barry De Vorzon.
  5. "Mischief" was the victorious American defender of the fourth America's Cup race in 1881 against Canadian challenger "Atalanta".
  6. The collective noun for a group of rats. Also, something they are very good at getting up to.
  7. Annoying but not seriously harmful behavior.
  8. A specific injury or damage caused by another person's action or inaction. In CIVIL LAW, a person who suffered physical injury due to the NEGLIGENCE of another person could allege mischief in a lawsuit in TORT. ...