devil

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Singular
devil

Plural
devils

A devil
  1. A devil is an evil monster, god, or mythological being.
  2. If you say someone is a poor devil, you mean a poor person.

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Proper noun
the Devil

  1. (Christianity) The Devil is the enemy or God and all people. The devil is the leader or source of evil.
  2. If someone is called the Devil it means they are a bad person. Usually this is used playfully and not seriously.

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