1. showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil
- devilish schemes
2. playful in an appealingly bold way
Sentences with devilish as an adjective:
- A devilish grin.
- A devilish effort yielded a devilish success.
1. in a playfully devilish manner
- the socialists are further handicapped if they believe that capitalists are not only wicked but also devilishly clever
Similar word(s): devilishly