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troublemaker

truh buhl may ker

  • n  someone who deliberately stirs up trouble

  • His first name could be interpreted, prophetically, as "troublemaker.
  • By Jeff Han's description, he was "one of those troublemaker kids.
  • He told Gabriel the story of that name, how in Xhosa it translates as "pulling down the branch of a tree" but that its real meaning is "troublemaker.
News & Articles

  • Trial to begin in Trayvon Martin case
    George Zimmerman, who fatally shot the unarmed teen in Florida, is charged with second-degree murder. He's claimed self-defense, and his attorney plans to portray Trayvon Martin as a troublemaker. SANFORD, Fla. — When pastors, parishioners and the parents of slain teenager Trayvon Martin gathered in church recently to remember him, the mood differed from one that had prevailed at such vigils 15 ...
    June 10, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
Quotes

  • Condoleezza Rice in International Herald Tribune
    Iran is a troublemaker in the international system, a central banker of terrorism,Rice said. "Security assurances are not on the table."
  • Henry Winkler in Leicester Mercury
    Henry said: "School was unbelievably hard for me. Teachers didn't know what dyslexia was at that time so I was labelled a troublemaker, the class clown. I got a bad grade in everything but lunch. I was told I was stupid, lazy and not living up to my...

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