devilment

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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>

1771

First Known Use of devilment

1771


DEVILMENT Defined for English Language Learners

devilment

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

Definition of devilment for English Language Learners

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


DEVILMENT Defined for Kids

devilment

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noun dev·il·ment \ˈde-vəl-mənt\

Definition of devilment for Students

  1. :  mischief 1


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