[mis-chan-ter, mi-shan-] /mɪsˈtʃæn tər, mɪˈʃæn-/
noun, Scot. and North England.
[kar-ik-tuh-rahyz] /ˈkær ɪk təˌraɪz/ verb (used with object), characterized, characterizing. 1. to mark or distinguish as a ; be a characteristic of: Rich metaphors characterize his poetry. 2. to describe the or individual quality of: He characterized her in a few well-chosen words. 3. to attribute character to: to characterize him as a coward. /ˈkærɪktəˌraɪz/ […]
[mis-chif] /ˈmɪs tʃɪf/ noun 1. conduct or activity that playfully causes petty annoyance. 2. a tendency or disposition to tease, vex, or annoy. 3. a vexatious or annoying action. 4. harm or trouble, especially as a result of an agent or cause. 5. an injury or evil caused by a person or other agent or […]
[mis-chif-mey-ker] /ˈmɪs tʃɪfˌmeɪ kər/ noun 1. a person who causes mischief, especially one who stirs up discord, as by talebearing.
noun 1. Halloween or, in some areas, the night before Halloween, as an occasion for pranks and minor vandalism by young people.