devilment

noun dev·il·ment \ ˈde-vᵊl-mənt , -ˌment \

Examples of devilment in a Sentence

  1. Ruffians were breaking windows out of sheer devilment.

  2. his devilment at school remains the stuff of local legend

First Known Use of devilment

1771

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DEVILMENT Defined for English Language Learners

devilment

Definition of devilment for English Language Learners

  • : behavior that causes trouble : a desire to cause trouble


DEVILMENT Defined for Kids

devilment

noun dev·il·ment \ ˈde-vəl-mənt \

Definition of devilment for Students

: mischief 1


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