adjective / ˈmɪstʃɪvəs / or / ˈmɪstʃəvəs /

death cab for cutie – christmas (baby please come home)


a mischievous person behaves in a way that is naughty but does not intend to harm other people but rather to annoy or embarrass them

The boy’s sense of humor was rather mischievous.

What a noisy and mischievous little child!

Her dog was pretty mischievous and never obeyed her.


harmful, irritating or troublesome

The rumors of her being disabled were extremely mischievous.

The boy played a mischievous prank on her, and she cried all day.