Devilish - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdevəlɪʃ|  American pronunciation of the word devilish
Brit.  |ˈdɛv(ə)lɪʃ|  British pronunciation of the word devilish

adverb

- in a playfully devilish manner(syn: devilishly)

adjective

- showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil(syn: diabolic, diabolical, mephistophelean, mephistophelian)
- playful in an appealingly bold way (syn: rascally, roguish)

Examples

She was attracted by his devilish charm.

There was a devilish look of mischief in her eyes.

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

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