Learn how to say Mischief correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word mischief:
1playful misbehaviour, especially on the part of children:
she’ll make sure Danny doesn’t get into mischief
playfulness that is intended to tease or create trouble:
her eyes twinkled with irrepressible mischief
2harm or trouble caused by someone or something:
she was bent on making mischief
[count noun] archaic a person responsible for harm or annoyance.
3 Law a wrong or hardship that a statute is designed to remove or for which the common law affords a remedy:
the statute was passed to prevent a mischief in respect of which the defendant was already under a duty at common law
do someone (or oneself) a mischief
British informal injure someone or oneself:
I would have done myself a mischief if I’d carried on
late Middle English (denoting misfortune or distress): from Old French meschief, from the verb meschever, from mes- ‘adversely’ + chever ‘come to an end’ (from chef ‘head’)