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Meaning & Definition of Devilish in English

English

Devilish

/dɛvlɪʃ/

adjective

1. Showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil

  • "Devilish schemes"
  • "The cold calculation and diabolic art of some statesmen"
  • "The diabolical expression on his face"
  • "A mephistophelian glint in his eye"
    synonym:
  • devilish
  • ,
  • diabolic
  • ,
  • diabolical
  • ,
  • mephistophelian
  • ,
  • mephistophelean

2. Playful in an appealingly bold way

  • "A roguish grin"
    synonym:
  • devilish
  • ,
  • rascally
  • ,
  • roguish

adverb

1. In a playfully devilish manner

  • "The socialists are further handicapped if they believe that capitalists are not only wicked but also devilishly clever"
    synonym:
  • devilishly
  • ,
  • devilish