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Synonyms for devil
ˈdɛv əl

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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

Editors Contribution

  1. devon

    Submitted by anonymous on December 20, 2020  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. devil(n)

    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. Luis Urzua:

    We are well and hoping that you will rescue us. the devil couldn't do anything because God was present.

  2. Vance Havner:

    The devil will let a preacher prepare a sermon if it will keep him from preparing himself.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    A devil is surrounded by befriended demons who smile before his face, but behind speak all ill & conspire evil plans against him only.

  4. Sir William Bragg:

    God runs electromagnetics by wave theory on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and the Devil runs them by quantum theory on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.

  5. Githu Muigai:

    #1. The man in front of you today is a mortician, The patient died on the operating table. If you think the patient should have lived, ask the surgeons. #2. I am here to jumpstart your mind from lethargy. #3. I believe you are familiar with carnal knowledge? The concept that is, not the practical part. Someone with experience? Legal experience you dirty minded fools! #4. The only difference between you and a cow is what I teach you. #5. Most women would prefer the sperm of a law professor to that of a law student. #6. We are not authorities in law. By ‘we’ I mean ‘you’. Some of you might be tempted to think that we are in the same category! #7. You call me Sir and I call you Sir. The only difference is that YOU will mean it while I don't! #8. Not even the devil knows what a man is thinking, leave alone a woman. #9. I agree with the Honourable Justice Kwach, that the legal profession is in danger of being infiltrated by peasants. #10. For the purposes of my lectures, all time will be in GMT and only my Swiss watch will apply. #11. If your female client is going to be convicted of murder, make sure she’s pregnant. Why are you laughing? Of course, I don’t mean that you should be the one making sure! #12. I radiate knowledge because I am in intellectual puberty and not intellectual menopause.

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