Meaning of mischief-making in English:


Pronunciation /ˈmɪstʃɪfˌmeɪkɪŋ/


mass noun
  • The action of deliberately creating trouble for other people.

    ‘It reflects more than the senator's indisputable propensity for mischief-making.’
    • ‘They all hopped in the tub for a big, bubbly family bath, and then the mischief-making got underway as they bounced on the bed in their matching bathrobes - a surprise gift Amy had bartered for on-line.’
    • ‘Again, though, the Internet makes the costs of mischief-making so low, even if there's no profit motive, that its proliferation becomes inevitable.’
    • ‘I think it is mischief-making emanating out of Ireland.’
    • ‘In the event of a long stay, global diplomatic opposition and mischief-making by neighboring states would grow.’