Definition of like the devil
- I'm sorry to hear about your injury. It must hurt like the devil.
- He ran like the devil.
: the personal supreme spirit of evil often represented in Christian belief as the tempter of humankind, the leader of all apostate angels, and the ruler of hell
: an evil spirit : demon
: an extremely wicked person : fiend
: to season highly
: tease, annoy
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