devilish devilish  /ˈdɛv lɪʃ/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil
  2. (adj) playful in an appealingly bold way
  3. (adv) in a playfully devilish manner

Usage(s):

  1. The British soccer star, now playing his club game for Real Madrid, is idolized by men for his athletic prowess and by women for his devilish good looks.
  2. But when a woman becomes devilish, she beats all records.
  3. Competing with him for such devilish distinction is Lenin, who snatched from obscurity the 19th century ideology of communism and devised the modern tools of totalitarian brutality.

News

  1. GOLF: Pins burst birdie bubbles in second round

    HAVERFORD - Merion's East Course is looking and playing more and more like the legitimate major championship challenge it was when the U.S. Open last made an appearance on the Main Line in 1981 - much to the relief of the USGA and to the consternation of some of the best golfers in the world. The pin placements were a bit more devilish for Friday's second round, and when the wind started kicking ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Mercury

  2. VIDEO WEDNESDAY: Jenee Halstead and her awesome voice

    Are you seeing enough Jenee Halstead ? Are you seeing her at all? Oh, man, you gotta check her out -- she’s local and across the East Coast all June . Halstead's voice is absurdly cool. It has that angelic/devilish contradiction and blends a growl with these devastating high runs. The voice is so good you almost don't notice the songs. But then you do and you see that Halstead also has ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  3. IMPRESSIONS: New Super Luigi U Impressions

    New Super Luigi U looks to be a great challenge. On the E3 2013 show floor, Nintendo has what appears to be the full version of New Super Luigi U. After romping through most of the first world, I am very excited to play it when it comes out June 20 in North America. The first world contains levels that are similar to the original ones, but with a devilish twist. One level in particular that gave ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Nintendo World Report

Quotes

  1. On his use of hair dye, McCartney, 62, wrote: "I was engaged in this devilish practice years before I met her."
    on Feb 5, 2005 By: Paul McCartney Source: CTV.ca

  2. "One of the most dangerous things is the devilish state of sectarian instigation by some political symbols...... which is making the political dispute open to sectarian sensitivities," Fadlallah said on Monday.
    on Dec 4, 2006 By: Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah Source: CNN

  3. "It's become fun for him to watch," teammate Dmitri Young said. "You can see him on first with that devilish grin."
    on May 5, 2004 By: Dmitri Young Source: WSBtv.com

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