Fiend - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |fiːnd|  American pronunciation of the word fiend
Brit.  |fiːnd|  British pronunciation of the word fiend


- a cruel wicked and inhuman person (syn: demon, devil, monster, ogre)
- an evil supernatural being (syn: daemon, daimon, demon, devil)
- a person motivated by irrational enthusiasm (as for a cause) (syn: fanatic)


He's a real golf fiend.

Both of them were fighting like fiends.

His hands were trembling, actually trembling, as if he were some sort of coffee fiend or something.

Word forms

singular: fiend
plural: fiends
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