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fiendish

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adjective fiend·ish \ˈfēn-dish\

Simple Definition of fiendish

  • : very evil or cruel

  • : extremely bad, unpleasant, or difficult

Full Definition of fiendish

  1. 1 :  perversely diabolical <took a fiendish pleasure in hurting people>

  2. 2 :  extremely cruel or wicked

  3. 3 :  excessively bad, unpleasant, or difficult <fiendish weather>

fiend·ish·ly adverb
fiend·ish·ness noun

Examples of fiendish

  1. He takes a fiendish delight in hurting people.

  2. <a fiendish delight in playing cruel tricks>



1529

First Known Use of fiendish

1529



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