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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  

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

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "devil":

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

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How to use devil in a sentence?

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Religion is the servant of the vanishing; science, of the existence! Disappearance belongs to the chaos and the Devil; existence, to the God!

  2. Hannah Siddle:

    Although this could be very bad news for the Tasmanian devil, we are in a better position than we were when the first contagious cancer emerged. We are further ahead with research and with developing captive management strategies, however, this is a warning to how we manage not just the Tasmanian devil but all vulnerable species, particularly those confined to islands, where disease is a real threat and can do a lot of damage quickly.

  3. Proverb:

    Street angel, house devil.

  4. Famous Proverb:

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

  5. Italian Proverb:

    Speak of the devil and he appears.


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