Definitions and translations for "devil"

Definition of devil

1. A creature of hell.
2. (the devil or the Devil) The chief devil; Satan.
3. The bad part of the conscience; the opposite to the angel.
4. A wicked or naughty person, or one who harbors reckless, spirited energy, especially in a mischievous way; usually said of a young child.
5. A thing that is awkward or difficult to understand or do.
6. Hell.
7. A person, especially a man; used to express a particular opinion of him, usually in the phrases poor devil and lucky devil.
8. A dust devil.
9. An evil or erring entity.
10. A barren, unproductive and unused area.
Devil strip
11. A dish, as a bone with the meat, broiled and excessively peppered; a grill with Cayenne pepper.
12. A machine for tearing or cutting rags, cotton, etc.
13. A Tasmanian devil.
14. To make like a devil; to invest with the character of a devil.
15. To annoy or bother; to bedevil.
16. To work as a ‘devil’; to work for a lawyer or writer without fee or recognition.
17. To grill with cayenne pepper; to season highly in cooking, as with pepper.
18. To finely grind cooked ham or other meat with spices and condiments.
19. To prepare a sidedish of shelled halved boiled eggs to whose extracted yolks are added condiments and spices, which mixture then is placed into the halved whites to be served.
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English - English - devil

n. evil spirit, demon
v. harass, tease

English - Spanish - devil

s. diablo, demonio, diantre, espíritu maligno
v. sazonar con picante

English - French - devil

n. diable, démon
v. agacer, torturer

English - German - devil

n. Teufel, Dämon
v. verteufeln, mißhandeln

English - Indonesian - devil

n. syaitan, iblis, setan, ijajil, tipu: orang yg penuh tipu dayanya, malang: orang malang

English - Italian - devil

s. satana, diavolo, demonio; (fig) essere diabolico; diavoletto; disgraziato; (Gastr) pietanza molto piccante
v. (Gastr) preparare con molte spezie

English - Polish - devil

n. diabeł, bies, licho, kaduk
v. przyprawiać: ostro przyprawiać potrawę, przysmażać, zasypać pytaniami {am.}

English - Portuguese - devil

s. diabo, demônio
v. infernizar, torturar

English - Romanian - devil

n. satana, diavol, demon, drac, om rău, om dat dracului, individ, tip, întruchipare, personificare {fig.}, stare sufletească, spirit agresiv, persoană care scrie
v. face pe negrul, scrie pentru altul

English - Russian - devil

с. дьявол, черт, бес, сатана; сумчатый дьявол, сумчатый волк; коварный человек, страшный человек; дьявольская штука, трудное дело; жареное мясное или рыбное блюдо с пряностями и специями
г. исполнять черновую работу для литератора; надоедать, дразнить; готовить острое мясное блюдо

English - Turkish - devil

f. rahatsız etmek, canını sıkmak; baharatlı ve acılı pişirmek; makinede parçalamak (bez, kâgit); avukat stajeri olarak çalışmak; yazar çırağı olarak çalışmak
i. şeytan, iblis; canlı ve dinamik kimse; şeytan gibi tip; acı ve baharatlı yemek; stajyer avukat

English - Ukrainian - devil

n. диявол, чорт, біс, спокусник, антипко, арідник, демон, дідько, куцак, лихий, люципер, мара, неситий, нечистий
v. чорновий: виконувати чорнову роботу

English - Dutch - devil

zn. duivel; geest, spook
ww. lastig vallen, martelen

English - Greek - devil

ουσ. διάβολος, περίδρομος, σατανάς

English - Arabic - devil

‏شيطان، شرير، بائس، إبليس، شخص شرير، خادم فى مطبعة‏
‏عذب، ناكد، فرم‏

English - Chinese - devil

(名) 魔王; 魔鬼, 恶魔; 撒旦; 恶棍
(动) 折磨, 困扰

English - Chinese - devil

(名) 魔王; 魔鬼, 惡魔; 撒旦; 惡棍
(動) 折磨, 困擾

English - Hindi - devil

n. शैतान, पिशाच, नर-पिशाच, दानव, यम, असुर, बदमाश, दुर्जन, अतिदुष्ट मनुष्य

English - Japanese - devil

(名) 悪魔; 悪魔のような人; 鬼; 権化
(動) いじめる; 辛く料理する

English - Korean - devil

명. 악마, 악령, 마귀

English - Vietnamese - devil

n. yêu quái, ma, người hung ác, người khổ sở, người giúp việc
v. giúp việc cực nhọc, xé, hỏi không kịp trả lời
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Synonyms for devil
1. villain: renegade, dastard
2. satan: beelzebub, fiend, lucifer, serpent
Verb forms for devil
Present participle: devil(l)ing
Present: devil (3.person: devils)
Past: devil(l)ed
Future: will devil
Present conditional: would devil
Present Perfect: have devil(l)ed (3.person: has devil(l)ed)
Past Perfect: had devil(l)ed
Future Perfect: will have devil(l)ed
Past conditional: would have devil(l)ed