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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who deliberately stirs up conflict.

Usage examples (40)
  • He brought an impish energy to his role as harbor patrolman and became known as a troublemaker when he first came to the harbor in 1985.
  • "I'm not afraid of being called a troublemaker," Sanders once said.
  • Well, I can hardly be called a troublemaker, and you had a pretty peaceful time with me.
  • Not to be irreverent, but was that really the first time you'd been called a troublemaker? for more
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