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devil

noun

1 Devil

Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions Chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell.

synonyms: Beelzebub, Lucifer, Old Nick, Prince of Darkness, Satan, the Tempter.

Dutch: Beëlzebub, Satan, duivel
Polish: antychryst, demon, diabeł, książę ciemności, szatan, upadły anioł, zły duch



2 devil

An evil supernatural being.

synonyms: daemon, daimon, demon, fiend.

Roget 980: demon, daemon, demonry, demonology; evil genius, fiend, familiar, daeva, devil; bad spirit, unclean spirit; cacodemon, incubus, ... show more

Dutch: Beëlzebub, Boze, demon, demoon, droes, duivel, hellevorst, lucifer, Mefisto, mefisto ... show more
Polish: bies, czart, czort, diabeł, kusy, licho

3 devil

A word used in exclamations of confusion:
— What the devil.

synonyms: deuce, dickens.

4 devil

A rowdy or mischievous person (usually a young man).

synonyms: heller, hellion.

Dutch: brutaaltje, verduiveld, duivel
Polish: pierun, pieron

5 devil

A cruel wicked and inhuman person.

synonyms: demon, fiend, monster, ogre.

Roget 949: bad man, wrongdoer, worker of iniquity; evildoer etc. 913; sinner; the wicked etc. 945; bad example.    villain, rascal, ... show more

Dutch: monster, deugniet, duivel, demon

verb

1 devil

Cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations.

synonyms: annoy, bother, chafe, get at, get to, gravel, irritate, nark, nettle, rag ... show more.

Roget 392: be pungent etc. adj.; bite the tongue.    render pungent etc. adj.; season, spice, salt, pepper, pickle, brine, ... show more

Dutch: storen, ergeren, donderen, donderjagen, donderstenen, donderstralen, du(i)veljagen, duvelen, duveljagen, etteren ... show more

2 devil

Coat or stuff with a spicy paste.


Moby thesaurus: Abaddon, Apollyon, Baba Yaga, Beelzebub, Belial, Bowery bum, Lilith, Linotyper, Lucifer, Mafioso, Mephistopheles, Old Nick, Old Scratch, Satan, Succubus, Xanthippe, Young Turk, adventurer, adventuress, adversary ... show more.

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