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Noun: mischief  mis-chif
  1. Reckless or malicious behaviour that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
    - mischief-making, mischievousness, deviltry, devilry, devilment, rascality, roguery, roguishness, shenanigan
  2. The quality or nature of being harmful or evil
    - maleficence, balefulness

Derived forms: mischiefs

See also: maleficent

Type of: evil, evilness, misbehavior [US], misbehaviour [Brit, Cdn], misdeed, misdoing

Encyclopedia: Mischief