noun dev·il·ry \ˈde-vəl-rē\
plural dev·il·ries or dev·il·tries

Definition of DEVILRY

a :  action performed with the help of the devil :  witchcraft
b :  wickedness
c :  mischief
:  an act of devilry

Variants of DEVILRY

dev·il·ry or dev·il·try \-vəl-trē\

Examples of DEVILRY

  1. <children always getting into some devilry>
  2. <superstitious villagers who were quick to attribute an unexpected occurrence to devilry>

First Known Use of DEVILRY

14th century

Rhymes with DEVILRY


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insincere or foolish talk
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