Devilish Dev"il*ish, a. 1. Resembling, characteristic of, or pertaining to, the devil; diabolical; wicked in the extreme. ``Devilish wickedness.'' --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]

This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish. --James iii. 15. [1913 Webster]

2. Extreme; excessive. [Colloq.] --Dryden.

Syn: Diabolical; infernal; hellish; satanic; wicked; malicious; detestable; destructive. -- {Dev"il*ish*ly}, adv. -- {Dev"il*ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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