like the devil

Definition of like the devil

informal

  1. 1 :  very much I'm sorry to hear about your injury. It must hurt like the devil.

  2. 2 :  with a lot of energy and speed He ran like the devil.

Word by Word Definitions

devilplay
  1. :  an evil spirit :  demon

    :  an extremely wicked person :  fiend

    :  a great evil

  1. :  to season highly

    :  tease, annoy


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