HyperDic: evil_spirit

English > 1 sense of the expression evil spirit:
NOUNperson evil spirita spirit tending to cause harm
English > evil spirit: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA spirit tending to cause harm.
InstancesMephistophelesevil spirit to whom Faust sold his soul
Narrowerbad fairyA fairy that tends to cause harm
bogey, bogy, bogieAn evil spirit
cacodemon, cacodaemonAn evil spirit
devil, fiend, demon, daemon, daimonAn evil supernatural being
ghoulAn evil spirit or ghost
goblin, hob, hobgoblin(folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings
kelpy, kelpie(Scottish folklore) water spirit in the form of a horse that likes to drown its riders
vampire, lamia(folklore) a corpse that rises at night to drink the blood of the living
Broaderspirit, disembodied spiritAny incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings
Spanishespíritu diabólico
Catalanesperit diabòlic

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