mischief

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA (key): /ˈmɪstʃɪf/ or /ˈmɪʃtʃɪf/
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NounEdit

Singular
mischief

Plural
mischiefs

  1. (uncountable) Mischief is the intention to cause minor trouble or the trouble caused.
    "I scared you, didn't I?" she asked, her eyes full of mischief.
    I hope you'll stay out of mischief when we go to church this morning.
  2. (uncountable) (formal) Mischief is the illegal act of damaging the property of others.
    He was charged with criminal mischief after he damaged a security camera.