Naughty vs Mischiefmaking - What's the difference?

naughty | mischiefmaking |


As adjectives the difference between naughty and mischiefmaking

is that naughty is while mischiefmaking is making mischief; naughty, prankish.

As a noun mischiefmaking is

the making of mischief; troublemaking.

naughty

English

Adjective

(er)
  • * 1623 , (William Shakespeare), First Folio, The Merchant of Venice :
  • So shines a good deed in a naughty world.
  • * 1644 , (John Milton), Aeropagitica :
  • Wholesome meats to a vitiated stomack differ little or nothing from unwholesome; and best books to a naughty mind are not unappliable to occasions of evill.
  • * (rfdate) Udall:
  • Such as be intemperant, that is, followers of their naughty appetites and lusts.
  • (obsolete) Bad, worthless, substandard.
  • * (rfdate) American King James Bible, Jeremiah 24:2:
  • One basket had very good figs, even like the figs that are first ripe: and the other basket had very naughty figs, which could not be eaten, they were so bad.
  • Mischievous; tending to misbehave or act badly (especially of a child).
  • Some naughty boys at school hid the teacher's lesson notes.
  • Immoral]], sexually provocative; now in weakened sense, [[risqué, cheeky.
  • I bought some naughty lingerie for my honeymoon.
    If I see you send another naughty email to your friends, you will be forbidden from using the computer!

    Synonyms

    * dirty * (mischievous) mischievous

    Antonyms

    * nice

    Derived terms

    * naughtily * naughtiness * naughty bit

    mischiefmaking

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Making mischief; naughty, prankish.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2007, date=February 6, author=Bruce Lambert, title=Race for State Senate Seat Breaks Spending Record, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=But Republicans ridiculed that idea as fantasy and mischiefmaking . }}

    Noun

    (-)
  • The making of mischief; troublemaking.