Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Having the qualities of the devil; diabolical; malicious.

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Usage examples "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", Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu.
  2. This is devilish good of you. - "Great Expectations", Charles Dickens.
  3. C. It is a devilish thing to owe money. - "Shakespeare's Lost Years in London, 1586-1592", Arthur Acheson.