mischief-maker mischief-maker

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who deliberately stirs up trouble

Usage(s):

  1. Many economists consider Marx's surplus-value-of-labor theory the biggest single mischief-maker in Russian economic history.
  2. The professor puttered about the violated grave, diagnosed the mischief-maker as a poltergeist-at-large, whose headstone must be restored exactly as before.
  3. The truth is that the riot was caused by a mischief-maker who threw a bottle at Prophet Mohammed's birthday procession.

News

  • Justin Bieber Is 20 Today; Zack Morris Is 40

    The birthdays of Justin Bieber and Zack Morris (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) represent a perfect cultural division between two generations. On the other hand, actor Mark-Paul Gosselaar, who famously played the teen mischief-maker Zack Morris, turns 40 years old today. It may be uncharitable to simply conflate Gosselaar with the character Zack Morris for the rest of his life. But considering that ...
    on March 2, 2014     Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

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