like the devil
Definition of like the devil
1 : very much I'm sorry to hear about your injury. It must hurt like the devil.
2 : with a lot of energy and speed He ran like the devil.
Word by Word Definitions
: an evil spirit : demon
: an extremely wicked person : fiend
: a great evil
: to season highly
: tease, annoy
Seen and Heard
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