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Meaning of DEVILRY

Pronunciation:  'devulree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
  2. [n]  wicked and cruel behavior
 

DEVILRY is a 7 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: devilment, deviltry, mischief, mischief-making, mischievousness, rascality, roguery, roguishness, shenanigan
 
 See Also: blaze, evil, hell, hooliganism, immorality, iniquity, malicious mischief, misbehavior, misbehaviour, misdeed, vandalism, wickedness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dev"il*ry\, n.; pl. {Devilries}.
1. Conduct suitable to the devil; extreme wickedness;
   deviltry.

         Stark lies and devilry.               --Sir T. More.

2. The whole body of evil spirits. --Tylor.

 
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