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1 someone who is mischievous likes to have fun, especially by playing tricks on people or doing things to annoy or embarrass them:
Their sons are noisy and mischievous.
mischievous smile/look etc
Gabby looked at him with a mischievous grin.
There was a mischievous gleam in her eyes.
2 causing trouble or quarrels deliberately:
a mischievous remark
mischievously adverb:
He grinned mischievously.
mischievousness noun [uncountable]

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