Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun devil

5 senses of devil

Sense 1
Satan, Old Nick, Devil, Lucifer, Beelzebub, the Tempter, Prince of Darkness -- ((Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell)
       INSTANCE OF=> spiritual being, supernatural being -- (an incorporeal being believed to have powers to affect the course of human events)

Sense 2
devil, fiend, demon, daemon, daimon -- (an evil supernatural being)
       => evil spirit -- (a spirit tending to cause harm)

Sense 3
devil, deuce, dickens -- (a word used in exclamations of confusion; "what the devil"; "the deuce with it"; "the dickens you say")
       => exclamation, exclaiming -- (an abrupt excited utterance; "she gave an exclamation of delight"; "there was much exclaiming over it")

Sense 4
hellion, heller, devil -- (a rowdy or mischievous person (usually a young man); "he chased the young hellions out of his yard")
       => troublemaker, trouble maker, troubler, mischief-maker, bad hat -- (someone who deliberately stirs up trouble)

Sense 5
monster, fiend, devil, demon, ogre -- (a cruel wicked and inhuman person)
       => unpleasant person, disagreeable person -- (a person who is not pleasant or agreeable)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb devil

2 senses of devil

Sense 1
annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil -- (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")
       => displease -- (give displeasure to)

Sense 2
devil -- (coat or stuff with a spicy paste; "devilled eggs")
       => cook, fix, ready, make, prepare -- (prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please")

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