mischief(redirected from mischiefs)
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Related to mischiefs: waggishly, mischievousness, full of mischief
to cause trouble. Bob loves to make mischief and get other people into trouble. Don't believe what Mary says. She's just trying to make mischief.
do yourself a mischief(British & Australian humorous)
if you tell someone they will do themselves a mischief if they do something, you mean they will hurt themselves You want to be careful jumping over spikes like that - you might do yourself a mischief!
See also: mischief
Cause trouble, as in Don't listen to her gossip-she's just trying to make mischief. This idiom was first recorded in 1884, but the related noun mischief-maker, a person who causes trouble especially by tale-bearing, dates from about 1700.