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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English develissh; equivalent to devil +‎ -ish.

AdjectiveEdit

devilish (comparative more devilish, superlative most devilish)

  1. Resembling a devil.
  2. Characteristic of a devil.
    a devilish grin
  3. (informal) Extreme, excessive.
    A devilish effort yielded a devilish success.

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AdverbEdit

devilish (comparative more devilish, superlative most devilish)

  1. (informal) Devilishly; very; exceedingly.
    It was devilish hot outside today.

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