Student Thesaurus

One entry found for mischievous.
Entry Word: mischievous
Function: adjective
Text: 1 tending to or exhibiting reckless playfulness <the children had been so mischievous that we had to pay the babysitter extra and then clean up the mess>
Synonyms devilish, elvish, impish, knavish, pixieish, prankish, rascally, roguish, sly, waggish, wicked
Related Words antic, coltish, frisky, kittenish, playful, sportive; gay, happy, lighthearted, whimsical; energetic, lively, spirited, sprightly; artful, cunning, tricky; misbehaving, naughty; pestering, riling, teasing
Near Antonyms grave, grim, sober, solemn, stern
2 engaging in or marked by childish misbehavior <punished for their mischievous tricks on the neighbors> -- see NAUGHTY
3 causing or capable of causing harm <mischievous gossip that ruined a good woman's reputation> -- see HARMFUL