English adjective: devilish
|1.||devilish showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil|
The cold calculation and diabolic art of some statesmen.
The diabolical expression on his face.
A mephistophelian glint in his eye.
|Synonyms||diabolic, diabolical, mephistophelean, mephistophelian|
|2.||devilish playful in an appealingly bold way|
|Samples||A roguish grin.|
|Antonyms||unplayful, sober, serious|
English adverb: devilish
|1.||devilish in a playfully devilish manner|
|Samples||The socialists are further handicapped if they believe that capitalists are not only wicked but also devilishly clever.|