Deviltry - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdevəltriː|  American pronunciation of the word deviltry
Brit.  |ˈdev(ə)ltrɪ|  British pronunciation of the word deviltry

noun

- wicked and cruel behavior (syn: devilry)
- reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others (syn: devilment, devilry, mischief, mischievousness, rascality, roguery, shenanigan)

Examples

...children always getting into some devilry...

...superstitious villagers who were quick to attribute an unexpected occurrence to devilry...

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