malicious mischief

Definition of "malicious mischief"
  1. The deliberate act of causing damage or destruction to someone else's property driven by negative emotions or intentions
How to use "malicious mischief" in a sentence
  1. The vandals were arrested and charged with committing malicious mischief by defacing the school's wall.
  2. After the incident, the insurance company refused to cover the costs, stating the damage resulted from malicious mischief.
  3. In court, the defendant pled not guilty to charges of malicious mischief related to the fire at his former employer's office.

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