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
Trump's most recent predecessors were exercise fiends, a trait Trump has not continued.
These are some rare, very good sneakers, and the sneaker fiends must have them.
Vampire Uprising is well worth a bite: The creature-feature crew will discover that recognizable tropes can feel fresh, and readers who aren’t horror fiends will find a beguiling entry into the thoughts of Dracula and his ilk living among us.
Dante’s ‘Inferno’ reserves hell’s lowest circle for traitors, placing Judas Iscariot and other such fiends in a frozen lake.
Patrick is probably one of the fittest drivers in motor sports, a CrossFit fiend with her own workout and wellness book.
Basketballs:My children are fiends for them outside, so my brilliant idea was to take mashed sweet potato and roll it into little veggie basketballs.
But this Friday he will be joined by tokers, potheads and dope fiends across the nation (especially folks in Denver) celebrating another 4/20 — the pot holiday with hazy origins that seems to get more popular every year.
With locations all over the country, little Lego fiends will build away, nary a dodgeball or game of capture the flag in sight.
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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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