What are some alternative words for devil?

Synonyms for devil
ˈdɛv əl

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term devil.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Satan, Old Nick, Devil, Lucifer, Beelzebub, the Tempter, Prince of Darkness(noun)

    (Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell

    Synonyms:
    monster, daemon, heller, match, hellion, fiend, dickens, deuce, morning star, friction match, demon, daystar, ogre, daimon, the Tempter

  2. devil, fiend, demon, daemon, daimon(noun)

    an evil supernatural being

    Synonyms:
    monster, daemon, heller, fanatic, hellion, fiend, demigod, dickens, deuce, demon, ogre, daimon, the Tempter

  3. devil, deuce, dickens(noun)

    a word used in exclamations of confusion

    "what the devil"; "the deuce with it"; "the dickens you say"

    Synonyms:
    monster, daemon, heller, two, hellion, fiend, dickens, deuce, demon, ogre, daimon, the Tempter

  4. hellion, heller, devil(noun)

    a rowdy or mischievous person (usually a young man)

    "he chased the young hellions out of his yard"

    Synonyms:
    monster, daemon, heller, haler, deuce, fiend, dickens, hellion, demon, ogre, daimon, the Tempter

  5. monster, fiend, devil, demon, ogre(verb)

    a cruel wicked and inhuman person

    Synonyms:
    daemon, daimon, fanatic, ogre, demon, monster, teras, colossus, lusus naturae, goliath, monstrosity, fiend, giant, deuce, hellion, dickens, the Tempter, behemoth, heller, freak

  6. annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    nark, dumbfound, get at, reproof, chide, bait, mystify, urticate, rile, fret, dun, cod, razz, crucify, stick, bedevil, reprimand, reach, amaze, lambaste, get to, rub, tantalise, frustrate, annoy, chew out, beat, lambast, trounce, tease, taunt, roil, access, berate, chew up, disoblige, torment, stupefy, lecture, trouble oneself, agitate, put out, rag, discommode, inconvenience oneself, ride, bewilder, dress down, irritate, tantalize, stir up, rally, make, remonstrate, flummox, incommode, get, baffle, jaw, rebuke, worry, pose, vex, inconvenience, perplex, raise up, bother, gravel, disturb, take to task, fray, gall, puzzle, trouble, bawl out, scratch, nettle, progress to, call on the carpet, commove, twit, excoriate, have words, chafe, scold, call down, shake up, nonplus

  7. devil(verb)

    coat or stuff with a spicy paste

    "devilled eggs"

    Synonyms:
    annoy, nettle, get to, rag, gravel, rile, irritate, bother, nark, vex, chafe, get at

Wiktionary

  1. devil(noun)

    Synonyms:
    scoundrel, dickens, Satan, Mephistopheles, old gentleman, scamp, imp, deuce, rascal, bitch, demon, fuck, bastard, Beelzebub, heck, Old Scratch, Old Nick, bugger, old-gooseberry, hell, stinker, sod, cow, peeve, irritate, annoy, bother, irk, trouble, bedevil, pester

  2. devil(noun)

    barren, unproductive and unused, as in devil strip.\uE000111745\uE000111746

    Synonyms:
    old gentleman, stinker, sod, heck, imp, demon, Mephistopheles, deuce, bugger, rascal, hell, Satan, Beelzebub, bitch, scamp, cow, bastard, dickens, old-gooseberry, Old Scratch, Old Nick, scoundrel, fuck

  3. devil(noun)

    Antonyms:
    angel, saint

  4. devil(noun)

    A creature of hell.

    Synonyms:
    dickens, Old Scratch, sod, scamp, hell, stinker, irritate, annoy, trouble, peeve, pester, bother, bedevil, irk, imp, deuce, Beelzebub, demon, Satan, old gentleman, fuck, old-gooseberry, bugger, bastard, cow, scoundrel, bitch, heck, Mephistopheles, Old Nick, rascal

    Antonyms:
    god, angel

  5. devil(noun)

    To work as a ‘devil’; to work for a lawyer or writer without fee or recognition.

    Synonyms:
    scoundrel, stinker, heck, Old Nick, sod, fuck, rascal, dickens, Mephistopheles, Beelzebub, old-gooseberry, Satan, cow, bastard, Old Scratch, bitch, hell, bugger, imp, demon, old gentleman, deuce, scamp, bedevil, annoy, bother, irritate, trouble, peeve, pester, irk

    Antonyms:
    God

  6. devil(noun)

    To grill with cayenne pepper; to season highly in cooking, as with pepper.

    Synonyms:
    rascal, Old Nick, scamp, cow, old-gooseberry, bastard, deuce, demon, stinker, sod, Old Scratch, Satan, hell, bugger, scoundrel, fuck, Mephistopheles, bitch, Beelzebub, dickens, heck, old gentleman, imp, pester, irk, annoy, peeve, trouble, bother, bedevil, irritate

    Antonyms:
    conscience, angel

  7. devil(noun)

    To finely grind cooked ham or other meat with spices and condiments.

    Synonyms:
    Mephistopheles, cow, Old Scratch, Old Nick, heck, sod, old-gooseberry, Satan, old gentleman, bitch, demon, deuce, bastard, imp, hell, stinker, scoundrel, scamp, dickens, Beelzebub, rascal, bugger, fuck, bedevil, trouble, pester, irritate, bother, peeve, irk, annoy

  8. devil(noun)

    To prepare a sidedish of shelled halved boiled eggs to whose extracted yolks are added condiments and spices, which mixture then is placed into the halved whites to be served.

    Synonyms:
    dickens, imp, bastard, heck, scoundrel, fuck, rascal, hell, Beelzebub, Old Scratch, old gentleman, Old Nick, sod, Satan, scamp, bugger, stinker, demon, bitch, Mephistopheles, deuce, cow, old-gooseberry, pester, annoy, peeve, bedevil, trouble, irk, bother, irritate

    Antonyms:
    cakewalk, itself, simplicity, piece of cake

  9. devil(noun)

    Hell.

    Synonyms:
    deuce, imp, stinker, Beelzebub, bitch, hell, heck, bugger, scoundrel, Mephistopheles, Old Scratch, sod, dickens, bastard, cow, demon, scamp, old-gooseberry, Old Nick, old gentleman, Satan, fuck, rascal

  10. devil(noun)

    A person, especially a man; used to express a particular opinion of him, usually in the phrases poor devil and lucky devil.

    Synonyms:
    fuck, old gentleman, deuce, demon, stinker, scamp, hell, Beelzebub, old-gooseberry, bitch, Mephistopheles, Old Scratch, scoundrel, rascal, heck, bugger, bastard, imp, Satan, dickens, sod, Old Nick, cow

  11. devil(noun)

    A dust devil.

    Synonyms:
    demon, cow, Old Scratch, dickens, Beelzebub, bugger, bitch, old-gooseberry, Satan, Mephistopheles, scamp, old gentleman, rascal, stinker, fuck, deuce, Old Nick, heck, hell, bastard, scoundrel, imp, sod

  12. devil(noun)

    An evil or erroneous entity.

    Synonyms:
    bastard, dickens, old-gooseberry, old gentleman, Old Nick, bitch, Mephistopheles, scamp, demon, Old Scratch, rascal, deuce, sod, scoundrel, Satan, hell, heck, bugger, fuck, imp, Beelzebub, cow, stinker

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. devil

    Synonyms:
    satan, lucifer, fiend, archfiend, foul fiend, demon

    Antonyms:
    archangel, angel, seraph, cherub

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. devil(n.)

    Synonyms:
    satan, lucifer, belial, apollyon, arch-fiend, arch-enemy, DEUCE, the evil one, the man of sin, the wicked one, the old serpent, the prince of darkness, the foul fiend, the enemy, the adversary

  2. devil(n.)

    Synonyms:
    demon, evil spirit

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    demon, diablo, diabo, hell, claw, griffe, daemon, wolf, scrawl, satan, fiend, warlock, lucifer, evil, scoundrel, heil, heck

How to pronounce devil?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say devil in sign language?

  1. devil

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankword
#77get
#116two
#132make
#324access
#1536match
#2066fuck
#2254reach
#2851beat
#2968ride
#3009evil
#3124trouble
#3340hell
#3387stick
#4049monster
#4140giant
#4316lecture
#4785puzzle
#5005worry
#5073wolf
#5117devil
#5985cod
#6609rally
#7110bitch
#7132cow
#7665scratch
#9747pose
#9936bother
#10618demon
#10815daemon
#11745freak
#12240satan
#12434heck
#12745rub
#13072gravel
#13207imp
#13496diablo
#13704bait
#14387jaw
#14785inconvenience
#15342bastard
#15810rag
#17420tease
#17907dickens
#18150claw
#19524dun
#20497heller
#20785annoy
#21252gall
#21387rascal
#23106fanatic
#23336disturb
#23572sod
#26760deuce
#27090fret
#27707fray
#28909goliath
#29141warlock
#29210torment
#29254ogre
#29709scamp
#30103amaze
#30433colossus
#33243fiend
#34222lucifer
#41205baffle
#41371bugger
#42106behemoth
#42240nettle
#44368reprimand
#45992rebuke
#47499heil
#47688irritate
#49040frustrate
#50234razz
#53644taunt
#54523vex
#62512twit
#64622peeve
#69128scoundrel
#73551scold
#76302monstrosity
#80021crucify
#80339daystar
#86407agitate
#88819irk
#90108pester
#90291chafe
#90939scrawl
#95211perplex
#97992stinker
#104415daimon
#105484reproof
#112496mystify
#114089demigod
#114434beelzebub
#114942hellion
#115562mephistopheles
#116298berate
#126122chide
#127183rile
#144808trounce
#148246tantalize
#159452griffe
#176771roil
#216211bedevil
#224053bewilder
#231498nark
#235554remonstrate
#248169teras
#284627lambaste
#296996excoriate
#304391lambast
#321242tantalise

Translations for devil

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for devil »

Translation

Find a translation for the devil synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Images & Illustrations of devil

  1. Images & Illustrations of devil
    Images & Illustrations of devil
    Images & Illustrations of devil
    Images & Illustrations of devil
    Images & Illustrations of devil

Discuss these devil synonyms with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"devil." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 15 Oct. 2019. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/devil>.

Are we missing a good synonym for devil?

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for devil:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.