a devil of

Definition of a devil of


  1. :  very difficult or causing a lot of trouble The new regulations have created a devil of a problem for many small businesses. He had a devil of a time getting another job.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  an evil spirit :  demon

    :  an extremely wicked person :  fiend

    :  a great evil

  1. :  to season highly

    :  tease, annoy

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