Definition of mischief-maker in English:

mischief-maker

noun

  • A person who deliberately creates trouble for others.

    • ‘The mischief-makers reveled in media baiting.’
    • ‘A true mischief-maker would have expected that kind of response and mocked me, or at least betrayed amusement.’
    • ‘He was quite the mischief-maker; he once upended a can of spiders during Christmas Mass.’
    • ‘Traditionally, they were thought to be hoaxes written by mischief-makers or mentally unstable members of the public.’
    • ‘However, the right candidate will cause any mischief to backfire and harm only the mischief-maker.’

Pronunciation

mischief-maker

/ˈmɪstʃɪfˌmeɪkə/