[ UK /mˈɪst‍ʃɪvəsli/ ]
  1. in a disobedient or naughty way
    he mischievously looked for a chance to embarrass his sister
    he behaved badly in school
    behaved naughtily when they had guests and was sent to his room
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How To Use mischievously In A Sentence

  • When I asked if he knew the location of the real Stone of Destiny he smiled, twinkled mischievously, and said all would be revealed in the fullness of time.
  • We stand where we stand, in our impossible and often mischievously idle jobs, on a boundary of opposing urgencies where there is often not space enough to set one's feet.
  • He sometimes mischievously locked her inside with a lock that, reportedly, could only be accessed from outside the room.
  • ‘We've already lined up squads of volunteer signature gatherers,’ she says mischievously.
  • Even his book jacket photo polarizes: is that the Dark Prince leering mischievously into the camera, Andy Warhol on drugs, or a dashing rebel smiling beneficently as he prepares to smash the state? April « 2007 « Bill Ayers
  • She raised her eyebrows questioningly, her eyes twinkling mischievously.
  • Overhead, tempting us with its promise of warmth, the sun glints mischievously along the summit cornice.
  • He faces teacher to accompany an ugly face mischievously, several steps sneaks in the classroom.
  • The titles were borrowed from the lyrics of a George and Ira Gershwin song mischievously called "Blah, Blah, Blah."
  • One rereads him and finds perfect insight into what would drive his sister to violate him so mischievously, to misread him so completely.
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