noun Date: 1771 mischief

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  • Devilment — Dev il*ment, n. Deviltry. Bp. Warburton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • devilment — index mischief, nuisance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • devilment — 1771; see DEVIL (Cf. devil) + MENT (Cf. ment) …   Etymology dictionary

  • devilment — ► NOUN ▪ reckless mischief; wild spirits …   English terms dictionary

  • devilment — [dev′əl mənt] n. mischief or mischievous action …   English World dictionary

  • devilment — dev|il|ment [ˈdevəlmənt] n also dev|il|ry [ˈdevəlri][U] literary wild or bad behaviour that causes trouble ▪ eyes blazing with devilment …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • devilment — noun (U) literary wild or bad behaviour that causes trouble: eyes blazing with devilment …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • devilment — /dev euhl meuhnt/, n. devilish action or conduct; deviltry. [1765 75; DEVIL + MENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • devilment — noun devilish action or conduct; mischief …   Wiktionary

  • devilment — Synonyms and related words: aggravation, annoyance, bad news, bedevilment, bitchiness, bore, bother, botheration, bothersomeness, crashing bore, cussedness, devilishness, devilry, deviltry, diablerie, difficulty, dogging, downer, drag, elfishness …   Moby Thesaurus

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