a person who causes difficulties, distress, worry, etc., for others, especially one who does so habitually as a matter of malice.

1910–15; trouble + maker

troublemaking, noun

instigator, fomenter, inciter, rabble-rouser. Unabridged
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troublemaker (ˈtrʌbəlˌmeɪkə)
a person who makes trouble, esp between people
adj, —n

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Example sentences
Anyone foolish enough to make comments is considered a troublemaker.
Formally banning a troublemaker bolsters the park's ability to prosecute repeat
  offenders, law enforcement officials say.
Suppose there's a row of merchants, and all are bedeviled by a troublemaker who
  roams their storefronts, scaring off customers.
As a constant troublemaker in school, she spent a lot of time out in the hall,
  usually drawing on a large sheet of oak tag.
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