variant spelling of demon
1a : an evil spirit angels and demonsb : a source or agent of evil, harm, distress, or ruin the demons of drug and alcohol addiction confronting the demons of his childhood
3 usually daemon mythology : a supernatural being intermediate between gods and men
4 : one that has exceptional enthusiasm, drive, or effectiveness a demon for work Doug, putting like a demon, had birdies on the third and sixth … — Fred Tupper
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