Fiend - definition, pronunciation, transcription

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

noun

- 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)

Examples

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

noun
singular: fiend
plural: fiends
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