arch·​fiend (ˌ)ärch-ˈfēnd How to pronounce archfiend (audio)
: a chief fiend
especially : satan

Examples of archfiend in a Sentence

he sold his soul to the archfiend

Word History

First Known Use

1667, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of archfiend was in 1667

Dictionary Entries Near archfiend

Cite this Entry

“Archfiend.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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