devilled devilled

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell
  2. (n) an evil supernatural being
  3. (n) a word used in exclamations of confusion
  4. (n) a rowdy or mischievous person (usually a young man)
  5. (n) a cruel wicked and inhuman person
  6. (v) cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
  7. (v) coat or stuff with a spicy paste

Usage(s):

  • It is to their credit that, despite their personal views, while refraining from service of the devilled crabs of Bolshevism, they have not openly urged the watered gruel of .

News

  • Goings On About Town: Venues: Fort Defiance

    If anyone can make “Breakfast Martini” sound like a good idea, it’s St. John Frizell, the proprietor of this inviting Red Hook haunt. Fort Defiance was conceived as a “place between home and work,” for the denizens of “the most neighborhoody neighborhood in New York.” The devilled eggs are flecked with pickled mustard seeds that burst in your mouth like roe. As for entrées, there are only two or ...
    on September 12, 2013     Source: The New Yorker

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