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devil

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of devil

  1. 1 cap the supreme personification of evil often represented as the ruler of hell the Devil is traditionally seen as a being who relentlessly tempts people to commit evil Synonyms of devil archfiend, Beelzebub, fiend, Lucifer, Old Nick, Satan, serpent Words Related to devil deuce, dickens; Mephistopheles

  2. 2 an evil spirit acted as if possessed by some devil Synonyms of devil cacodemon, demon, fiend, ghost, ghoul, ghoulie, imp, shaitanWords Related to devil hag [archaic], lamia, vampire; incubus, nightmare, succubus; afreet (or afrit), genie, jinni (or jinn also djinni or djinn); apparition, banshee, bogey (also bogie or bogy), bugbear, familiar, familiar spirit, genius, phantasm (also fantasm), phantom, poltergeist, shade, shadow, specter (or spectre), spirit, spook, vision, wraith; brownie, dwarf, elf, faerie (also faery), fairy, fay, gnome, goblin, gremlin, hobgoblin, kobold, leprechaun, pixie (also pixy), puck, sprite, troll; monster, ogreNear Antonyms of devil angel

  3. 3 a member of the human race that poor devil never did achieve his dream Synonyms of devil baby, being, bird, bod [British], body, character, cookie (or cooky), creature, customer, human, duck, egg, face, fish, guy, head, human being, individual, life, man, mortal, party, person, personage, scout, slob, sort, soul, specimen, stiff, thing, wightWords Related to devil hominid, homo, humanoid; brother, fellow, fellowman, neighbor; celebrity, personality, self, somebodyNear Antonyms of devil animal, beast, beastie, brute, critter

  4. 4 an appealingly mischievous person why, you little devil! Synonyms of devil scamp, hellion, imp, mischief, monkey, rapscallion, rascal, rogue, urchinWords Related to devil cutup, larker, madcap, skylarker; ragamuffin; brat, disrupter, misbehaver, nuisance; juvenile delinquent; gamin, gamineNear Antonyms of devil beast, boor, cad, churl, clown, creep, cretin, cur, heel, joker, louse, lout, skunk, snake, stinkard, stinker; knave, miscreant, reprobate, scalawag (or scallywag), scapegrace, scoundrel, varlet, villain

  5. 5 a mean, evil, or unprincipled person he's a devil to everyone he does business with Synonyms of devil baddie (or baddy), beast, brute, caitiff, villain, evildoer, fiend, heavy, hound, knave, meanie (also meany), miscreant, monster, nazi, no-good, rapscallion, rascal, reprobate, rogue, savage, scalawag (or scallywag), scamp, scapegrace, scoundrel, varlet, wretchWords Related to devil villainess; blackguard; criminal, crook, culprit, felon, lawbreaker, malefactor, offender, perp, perpetrator, transgressor; sinner, trespasser, wrongdoer; cad, heel, serpent, snake, viper; bandit, bravo, desperado, outlaw; con, convict, jailbird; assassin, cutthroat, gangster, goon, gunman, hoodlum, hooligan, racketeer, ruffian, thug; rough, rowdy, tough; loser, lowlife, ne'er-do-well, stinker, trashNear Antonyms of devil angel, innocent, saint; hero

  6. 6 a person who seeks out very dangerous or foolhardy adventures with no apparent fear originally snowboarders were regarded as devils on the slopes and a menace to skiers Synonyms of devil daredevil, madcap, madmanWords Related to devil berserk (or berserker), cowboy, hotdog, showboat



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