Synonyms and related words:
Acherontic, Draconian, Lethean, Mephistophelian, Plutonian, Plutonic, Stygian, Tartarean, accursed, animal, anthropophagous, arch, atrocious, bad, barbaric, barbarous, beastly, bestial, bloodthirsty, bloody, bloody-minded, brutal, brutalized, brute, brutish, cannibalistic, chthonian, chthonic, crazy, cruel, cruel-hearted, cursed, damnable, demoniac, demoniacal, demonic, demonish, demonlike, devil-like, diabolic, diabolical, elfish, elvish, evil, execrable, fell, feral, ferocious, fiendish, fiendlike, fierce, flagitious, foolish, full of mischief, ghoulish, heinous, hellborn, hellish, high-spirited, impish, infernal, inhuman, inhumane, iniquitous, knavish, madcap, maleficent, malevolent, malign, malignant, mischief-loving, mischievous, murderous, naughty, nefarious, ogreish, pandemoniac, pandemonic, playful, prankish, pranksome, pranky, puckish, purgatorial, roguish, ruthless, sadistic, sanguinary, sanguineous, satanic, savage, scampish, scapegrace, serpentine, sharkish, sinful, sinister, slavering, sportive, subhuman, sulfurous, trickish, tricksy, truculent, unchristian, uncivilized, ungodly, unhallowed, unhuman, vicious, villainous, waggish, wicked, wolfish

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.


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  • devilish — ► ADJECTIVE 1) like a devil in evil and cruelty. 2) mischievous. 3) very difficult to deal with. ► ADVERB informal, dated ▪ very; extremely: a devilish clever chap. DERIVATIVES devilishly adverb devilishness …   English terms dictionary

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  • devilish — mid 15c.; see DEVIL (Cf. devil) + ISH (Cf. ish). Related: Devilishly …   Etymology dictionary

  • devilish — diabolical, diabolic, *fiendish, demoniac, demonic Analogous words: *infernal, hellish: nefarious, iniquitous, villainous, *vicious Antonyms: angelic …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • devilish — [adj] wicked accursed, atrocious, bad, brutish, cloven footed, cursed, damnable, demoniac, demonic, detestable, diabolic, diabolical, evil, execrable, fiendish, hellborn, hellish, infernal, inhuman, iniquitous, Mephistophelian, nefarious, satanic …   New thesaurus

  • devilish — [dev′ l ish] adj. [ME develish] 1. of or like a devil; wicked; cruel; diabolic 2. mischievous; energetic; reckless 3. Informal a) extremely bad b) very great; extreme adv. Informal extremely; excessively de …   English World dictionary

  • devilish — [[t]de̱vəlɪʃ[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A devilish idea or action is cruel or unpleasant. The Gulf war showed the devilish destructiveness of modern conventional weapons. Syn: atrocious 2) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n (emphasis) You can use devilish… …   English dictionary

  • devilish — adjective Date: 15th century 1. resembling or befitting a devil: as a. evil, sinister b. mischievous, roguish < a devilish grin > 2. extreme < in a devilish hurry > • devilish …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Devilish — Pour Devilish, l ancien groupe de musique ayant donné naissance à Tokio Hotel, voir Tokio Hotel. Devilish Éditeur Sage s Creation Développeur Genki Date de sortie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • devilish — 1. adjective a) Resembling a devil. A devilish grin. b) Characteristic of a devil. A devilish effort yielded a devilish success. Syn: atrocious, demoniac …   Wiktionary

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