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Synonyms for devil
ˈdɛv əldev·il

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Wiktionary

  1. devilnoun

    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. devilnoun

    barren, unproductive and unused, as in devil strip.

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

  3. devilnoun

    Antonyms:
    angel, saint

  4. devilnoun

    The chief devil; Satan.

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

    Antonyms:
    god, angel

  5. devilnoun

    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. devilnoun

    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. devilnoun

    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. devilnoun

    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. devilnoun

    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. devilnoun

    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. devilnoun

    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. devilnoun

    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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Satan, Old Nick, Devil, Lucifer, Beelzebub, the Tempter, Prince of Darknessnoun

    (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, daimonnoun

    an evil supernatural being

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

  3. devil, deuce, dickensnoun

    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, devilnoun

    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, ogreverb

    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, devilverb

    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. devilverb

    coat or stuff with a spicy paste

    "devilled eggs"

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

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  1. devon

    Submitted by anonymous on December 20, 2020  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. devilnoun

    Synonyms:
    satan, lucifer, apollyon, belial, beelzebub, deuce, dickens, mephistopheles, asmodeus, abaddon, demon, fiend

    Associated words:
    diabolology, satanic, demoniac, exorcise, exorcism, diabolism, izedi, izedism, demonology

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How to use devil in a sentence?

  1. Proverb:

    The devil can quote Scripture for his own ends

  2. Proverb:

    The monk's habit is never so blessed that the devil can't hide in it

  3. Ian Roberts:

    Heat stable carbetocin is much more expensive than oxytocin. The drug company that makes it has an agreement with WHO to make it available at a reasonable price in poor countries but the devil is in the detail, what will it actually cost ? Which countries will receive it ? For how long ? Will it reduce availability of the cheaper oxytocin ? And what about poor mothers in rich countries ? These are all factors that need to be considered.

  4. Famous Proverb:

    He that is afraid of the devil does not grow rich.

  5. Joe Biden:

    We loved each other, but we argued like the devil, but we still abided by the same values system, and that's why I love John McCain and that's why I think we need a lot more John McCain.


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