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mischievous

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Etymology

From Anglo-Norman meschevous, from Old French meschever, from mes- ‘mis-’ + chever ‘come to an end’ (from chef ‘head’).

Pronunciation

Adjective

mischievous (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
mischievous

Comparative
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  1. Causing mischief; troublesome, cheeky, badly-behaved.

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Translations

causing mischief:

naughty:

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