What does the word devilish mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Devilishly.

  • Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Having the qualities of the devil; diabolical; malicious.

Usage examples for devilish

  1. Master Cleve can certainly be agreeable when he chooses; and you think him devilish good- looking- don't you? – The Tenants of Malory Volume 1 of 3 by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  2. This is devilish good of you. – Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  3. C. It is a devilish thing to owe money. – Shakespeare's Lost Years in London, 1586-1592 by Arthur Acheson