Synonyms

1. Devil

noun. (Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell.

Synonyms

  • Lucifer
  • Satan
  • Prince of Darkness
  • the Tempter
  • Beelzebub

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Rhymes with Devil

  • multilevel
  • dishevel
  • revel
  • level
  • devoll
  • bevill
  • bevil
  • bevel
  • evel

How do you pronounce devil?

Pronounce devil as ˈdɛvəl.

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Sentences with devil


1. Noun, singular or mass
One such folk saying is "between the devil and the deep blue sea."

Quotes about devil


1. I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love.
- Marilyn Monroe

2. And the first rude sketch that the world had seen was joy to his mighty heart, till the Devil whispered behind the leaves 'It's pretty, but is it Art?'
- Rudyard Kipling

3. I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love.
- Marilyn Monroe

2. devil-worship

noun. the acts or rites of worshiping devils.

Synonyms

  • diabolatry
  • demonolatry

Antonyms

  • miss
  • hate

3. she-devil

noun. a cruel woman.

Synonyms

  • unpleasant woman

4. devil-may-care

adjective. marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness.

Synonyms

  • unconventional
  • rakish

Antonyms

  • clearheaded
  • irresponsibility
  • irresponsibleness

5. devil

noun. ['ˈdɛvəl'] an evil supernatural being.

Synonyms

  • succubus
  • fiend
  • daemon
  • dibbuk
  • succuba
  • demon
  • incubus
  • dybbuk
  • daimon

Antonyms

  • bore
  • refrain
  • calm
  • uncover

Etymology

  • deofol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • diabolus (Latin)

6. devil

noun. ['ˈdɛvəl'] a word used in exclamations of confusion.

Synonyms

  • deuce
  • exclamation
  • dickens

Antonyms

  • soothe
  • better
  • stifle
  • reassure

Etymology

  • deofol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • diabolus (Latin)

7. devil

noun. ['ˈdɛvəl'] a rowdy or mischievous person (usually a young man).

Synonyms

  • troubler
  • mischief-maker
  • bad hat
  • hellion
  • troublemaker
  • heller

Antonyms

  • lose
  • lend
  • refuse
  • sell

Etymology

  • deofol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • diabolus (Latin)

8. devil

verb. ['ˈdɛvəl'] cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations.

Synonyms

  • irritate
  • chivvy
  • vex
  • harass
  • molest
  • hassle
  • get to
  • provoke
  • rile
  • antagonise
  • chevvy
  • bother
  • nark
  • gravel
  • chivy
  • eat into
  • get at
  • harry
  • grate
  • chafe
  • antagonize
  • nettle
  • annoy
  • chevy
  • get under one's skin
  • rankle
  • get
  • peeve
  • displease
  • fret
  • beset
  • plague
  • ruffle

Antonyms

  • satisfy
  • unfold
  • ride
  • arrange

Etymology

  • deofol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • diabolus (Latin)

9. devil

noun. ['ˈdɛvəl'] a cruel wicked and inhuman person.

Synonyms

  • fiend
  • demoniac
  • monster
  • demon
  • unpleasant person
  • disagreeable person

Antonyms

  • pull out
  • leave
  • dissuade
  • go

Etymology

  • deofol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • diabolus (Latin)

10. devil

verb. ['ˈdɛvəl'] coat or stuff with a spicy paste.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • ready
  • make
  • prepare

Antonyms

  • repel
  • arrive
  • attract
  • like

Etymology

  • deofol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • diabolus (Latin)
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