Examples of fiend in a Sentence
- His hands were trembling, actually trembling, as if he were some sort of coffee fiend or something. —T. Coraghessan Boyle, The Road to Wellville, 1993
- Wodehouse may not have liked Dickens, but he certainly read him. He read like a fiend. —Christopher Hitchens, Times Literary Supplement, 7-13 Sept. 1990
- The shameless effrontery of the fiend, at the café, pretending to forget all he had done to her, begging to take up with her again, as if nothing had happened between them a dozen years ago. —Irving Wallace, The Plot, 1967
a fiend in human form
He's a real golf fiend.
Recent Examples of fiend from the Web
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With rare exception, every guy who strolls onto Graham's set is a fiend.
Next month, it’ll be displayed at the London Classic Car Show, where car-fiends and Diana-lovers alike can enjoy a blast from the royal past.
After becoming a fitness fiend in 2015, Khloé Kardashian can’t help but pine a little for her pre-pregnancy body.
Meanwhile, art fiends should head over to the Art & Culture Center of Hollywood.
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addict, aficionado (also afficionado), buff, bug, devotee, enthusiast, fan, fanatic, fancier, fool, freak, habitué (also habitue), head, hound, junkie (also junky), lover, maniac, maven (also mavin), nut, sucker;
FIEND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fiend for English Language Learners
: an evil spirit : a demon or devil
: a very evil or cruel person
: a person who is very enthusiastic about something
FIEND Defined for Kids
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