Definition of Troublemaker

1. Noun. Someone who deliberately stirs up trouble.




Definition of Troublemaker

1. Noun. One who causes trouble, especially one who does so deliberately. ¹

2. Noun. A complainer. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Troublemaker

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Troublemaker

trouble and strife
trouble in paradise
trouble light
trouble maker
trouble makers
trouble oneself
trouble shooter
trouble spot
trouble spots
trouble the scorers
troubled
troubledly
troubledness
troublefree
troubleless
troublemaker (current term)
troublemakers
troublemaking
troublemakings
troubler
troublers
troubles
troubleshoot
troubleshooter
troubleshooters
troubleshooting
troubleshoots
troubleshot
troublesome
troublesomely

Literary usage of Troublemaker

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1. Demand-Side Management: Opportunities and Perspectives in the Asia-Pacific by International Energy Agency (1993)
"... REGULATION AND DSM CATALYST OR A troublemaker Jan Moen Director of DSM & Market Division Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Administration NVE 1. ..."

2. Tainted Harvest: Child Labor and Obstacles to Organizing on Ecuador's Banana by Carol Pier (2002)
"The owner said that he couldn't do that and that I was a troublemaker and ... They [the papers] say that I am a troublemaker and that I want to unionize. ..."

3. IRS Oversight: Congressional Hearings edited by William V. Roth, Jr. (1999)
"If you complain, you are virtually a communist, a troublemaker, or what they call a trouble employee. They have all kinds of names they put to you, ..."

4. The Russians Are Coming! by Lily Alex (2003)
"'A troublemaker,' Bill Thompson thought about Alla, but he liked it. 'Gosh, she is a troublemaker!' He was glad that this incident gave him a subject for ..."

5. The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe (1888)
"What insidious little troublemaker in her class had been spreading this poison? So far as Sherman knew, Campbell still believed in Santa Glaus, ..."

6. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1922)
"JOYOUS troublemaker, THE. Fox. 5 reels. Star: William Farnum. Western society melodrama and comedy; from novel by Jackson Gregory. KISMET. Robertson-Cole. ..."

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