mischievious vs mischievous : Common Errors in English

About mischievious vs mischievous

The correct pronunciation of this word is “MISS-chuh-vuss,” not “miss-CHEE-vee-uss.” Don’t let that mischievous extra I sneak into the word.

mischievous Meaning(s)

  • (s) naughtily or annoyingly playful
  • (s) deliberately causing harm or damage

mischievous in News

  1. Sea Lion Escapes from Sea World

    A mischievous sea lion managed to jump from rock to rock until he was out of his enclosure and and tried to escape down the visitor’s walkway. …
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Nightcap TV

  2. Interactive Rabbids Invasion Show Coming To Nickelodeon

    Today during Ubisoft’s E3 2013 press conference the company announced an upcoming Nickelodeon show based on the mischievous Rabbids. Viewers can interact with the show using their touch devices. Ubisoft shows off one sequence in the show where a rabbid squeezes a chicken to fire eggs at another. You can use your tablet to direct the volley of unborn poultry. Another scene shows the Rabbids ...
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Game Informer

  3. An Untold Life: Steve "Stumbletown" Adams

    By Maggie Nicholson As a young boy, Steve had already developed his mischievous grin: one that unwrapped and crinkled across his cheekbones. His eyes, reflecting the joy, twinkled like starlight on tinfoil. The grin would show itself readily: as he played with baking ingredients atop a flour-coated counter top, as he chased after his dog, Spooky, and certainly as he grew. Steve was a friendly ...
    on June 9, 2013 Source: West Seattle Herald

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