HyperDic: devil

English > 7 senses of the word Devil / devil:
NOUNperson Devil, Satan, Old Nick, Lucifer, Beelzebub, the Tempter, Prince of Darkness(Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God
person devil, fiend, demon, daemon, daimonan evil supernatural being
communicationdevil, deuce, dickensa word used in exclamations of confusion
person devil, hellion, hellera rowdy or mischievous person (usually a young man)
person devil, monster, fiend, demon, ogrea cruel wicked and inhuman person
VERBemotiondevil, annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafecause annoyance in
creationdevilcoat or stuff with a spicy paste
Devil / devil > pronunciation
Soundsdeh'vahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > Devil: 7 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell.
SynonymsSatan, Old Nick, Lucifer, Beelzebub, the Tempter, Prince of Darkness
CategoryIslam, Islamism, Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, MuslimismThe monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran
religion, faith, religious beliefA strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
Instance ofspiritual being, supernatural beingAn incorporeal being believed to have powers to affect the course of human events
SpanishBeelzebub, Belcebú, demonio, diablo, espíritu maligno, Lucifer, Luzbel, príncipe de las tinieblas, Satanás, Satán
Catalanbanyeta, Beelzebub, Belcebú, diable, dimoni, esperit maligne, Llucifer, príncep de les tenebres, Satanàs, Satan
Verbsdevilizeturn into a devil or make devilish
English > devil: 7 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningAn evil supernatural being.
Synonymsfiend, demon, daemon, daimon
Narrowerdybbuk, dibbuk(Jewish folklore) a demon that enters the body of a living person and controls that body's behavior
incubusA male demon believed to lie on sleeping persons and to have sexual intercourse with sleeping women
succubus, succubaA female demon believed to have sexual intercourse with sleeping men
Broaderevil spiritA spirit tending to cause harm
Spanishdaimon, demonio, diablo, genio, mandinga
Catalandaimon, diable, dimoni
Verbsdevilizeturn into a devil or make devilish
English > devil: 7 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA word used in exclamations of confusion.
Example"what the devil"
Synonymsdeuce, dickens
Broaderexclamation, exclaimingAn abrupt excited utterance
Spanishadiós, caramba, caray, cáspita, demonio, demonios, diablos, diantre
Catalandiable, diantre, dimoni, dimonis, redéu, redimoni, redimonis, vatua l'olla, vatua
English > devil: 7 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningA rowdy or mischievous person (usually a young man).
Synonymshellion, heller
Broadertroublemaker, trouble maker, troubler, mischief-maker, bad hatsomeone who deliberately stirs up trouble
Adjectivesdiabolicshowing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil
English > devil: 7 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningA cruel wicked and inhuman person.
Synonymsmonster, fiend, demon, ogre
Narrowerdemoniacsomeone who acts as if possessed by a demon
Broaderunpleasant person, disagreeable personA person who is not pleasant or agreeable
Spanishdemonio, diablo, fiera, malvado, monstruo, ogro
Catalandiable, dimoni, fera, monstre, ogre
Adjectivesdiabolicextremely evil or cruel
diabolicshowing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil
Verbsdevilizeturn into a devil or make devilish
English > devil: 7 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningCause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe performance is likely to devil Sue
Synonymsannoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe
Narrowerantagonize, antagoniseProvoke the hostility of
eat into, fret, rankle, grategnaw into
fretCause annoyance in
get, get under one's skinirritate
harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provokeannoy continually or chronically
peeveCause to be annoyed, irritated, or resentful
ruffleTrouble or vex
BroaderdispleaseGive displeasure to
Similar tochafeFeel extreme / extreme irritation or anger
Spanishagobiar, enfadar, fastidiar, incomodar, irritar, molestar, mortificar, provocar, vejar
Catalanamoïnar, atabalar, enfadar, fastidiar, incomodar, irritar, molestar, mortificar, provocar, vexar
Nounsdeviltry, devilry, devilmentreckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
English > devil: 7 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningcoat or stuff with a spicy paste.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe chefs devil the vegetables
Example"devilled eggs"
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
Broadercook, fix, ready, make, preparePrepare for eating by applying heat

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