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English adjective: devilish

1. devilish showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil


SamplesDevilish schemes.
The cold calculation and diabolic art of some statesmen.
The diabolical expression on his face.
A mephistophelian glint in his eye.


Synonymsdiabolic, diabolical, mephistophelean, mephistophelian


Similarevil


Antonymsgood

2. devilish playful in an appealingly bold way


SamplesA roguish grin.


Synonymsrascally, roguish


Similarplayful


Antonymsunplayful, sober, serious


English adverb: devilish

1. devilish in a playfully devilish manner


SamplesThe socialists are further handicapped if they believe that capitalists are not only wicked but also devilishly clever.


Synonymsdevilishly









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