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fiend

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fiend

  1. 1 a mean, evil, or unprincipled person even the utter horror of the terrorist attack did not deter some fiends from going on a looting spree Synonyms of fiend baddie (or baddy), beast, brute, caitiff, devil, evildoer, villain, 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 fiend 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 fiend angel, innocent, saint; hero

  2. 2 a person who regularly uses drugs especially illegally the miserable, wasted lives of narcotic fiends Synonyms of fiend addict, dopehead, druggie (also druggy), doper, freak [slang], head, hophead [slang], hype [slang], junkie (also junky), stoner, userWords Related to fiend acidhead, cokehead, crackhead, pothead, speed freak; burnoutAntonyms of fiend nonaddict, nonuser

  3. 3 a person with a strong and habitual liking for something comic-book fiends seem to have their own little world Synonyms of fiend addict, aficionado (also afficionado), buff, bug, devotee, enthusiast, fanatic, fancier, fan, fool, freak, habitué (also habitue), head, hound, junkie (also junky), lover, maniac, maven (also mavin), nut, suckerWords Related to fiend groupie; admirer, amateur, collector, connoisseur, dilettante; authority, expert; adherent, convert, cultist, disciple, follower, hanger-on, votary; advocate, apostle, backer, champion, evangelist, exponent, friend, patron, promoter, proponent, supporter; partisan (also partizan), zealot; booster, rooter, well-wisher; faddistNear Antonyms of fiend nonadmirer; belittler, carper, critic, detractorAntonyms of fiend nonfan

  4. 4 an evil spirit the legend that a fiend continues to haunt what was once the castle's torture chamber Synonyms of fiend cacodemon, devil, demon, ghost, ghoul, ghoulie, imp, shaitanWords Related to fiend 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 fiend angel

  5. 5 the supreme personification of evil often represented as the ruler of hell he swore that not even the fiend could tempt him to eat that dessert Synonyms of fiend archfiend, Beelzebub, devil, Lucifer, Old Nick, Satan, serpentWords Related to fiend deuce, dickens; Mephistopheles

  6. 6 a person with a high level of knowledge or skill in a field our in-house computer fiend fixed the problem in no time Synonyms of fiend ace, adept, artist, authority, cognoscente, connoisseur, crackerjack (also crackajack), dab [chiefly British], dab hand [chiefly British], expert, geek, guru, hand, hotshot, maestro, master, maven (also mavin), meister, past master, proficient, scholar, shark, sharp, virtuoso, whiz, wizardWords Related to fiend pro, professional; consultant, hired gun, specialist; addict, aficionado (also afficionado), buff, devotee, enthusiast, fan; craftsman, journeyman; all-rounder [British], jack-of-all-trades, Renaissance man; mistressNear Antonyms of fiend apprentice, beginner, neophyte, novice; dabbler, dilettante; layman, nonprofessionalAntonyms of fiend amateur, inexpert, nonexpert


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