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  Definition of devil
  1. a word used in exclamations of confusion; "what the devil"; "the deuce with it"; "the dickens you say"
  2. one of the evil spirits of traditional Jewish and Christian belief
  3. (Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell
  4. a rowdy or mischievous person (usually a young man); "he chased the young hellions out of his yard"
  5. a cruel wicked and inhuman person
  6. coat or stuff with a spicy paste; "devilled eggs"
  7. cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"
Similar Words: deuce, dickens, fiend, demon, daemon, daimon, Satan, Old Nick, Devil, the Devil, Lucifer, Beelzebub, the Tempter, Prince of Darkness, hellion, heller, monster, ogre, annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe

 

Hyponyms: incubus, succubus, succuba, dybbuk, dibbuk, demoniac, get, get under one's skin, eat into, fret, rankle, grate, peeve, ruffle, harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provoke, antagonize, antagonise

 

Grouped Verbs: chafe

 

Derivational Morphology: demonize, demonise, devilize, devilise, diabolize, diabolise, mischief, mischief-making, mischievousness, deviltry, devilry, devilment, rascality, roguery, roguishness, shenanigan, irritation, annoyance, vexation, botheration, annoying, tease, teaser, annoyer, vexer, pique, temper, aggravation, provocation, irritant, thorn, bother, pain, infliction, pain in the neck, pain in the ass

 

Language Translations:
Croatian: vrag   Dutch: de duivel and duivel  
Finnish: paholainen and saatana   French: diable and le fr  
German: Teufel   Italian: diavolo and il diavolo  
Japanese: 悪魔   Korean: 악마  
Polish: diabeł   Russian: дьявол and чёрт  
Spanish: diablo  
 
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