Synonyms of devilish in English:

devilish


See definition of devilish

adjective

1‘he gave a wide, devilish grin’

SYNONYMS

diabolical, diabolic, fiendish, satanic, demonic, demoniac, demoniacal, Mephistophelian

hellish, infernal, Hadean

2‘what devilish torture had they dreamed up?’

SYNONYMS

wicked, evil, accursed, sinful, iniquitous, nefarious, vile, foul, abominable, unspeakable, loathsome, monstrous, atrocious, heinous, hideous, odious, horrible, horrifying, shocking, appalling, dreadful, awful, terrible, ghastly, abhorrent, despicable, damnable, villainous, shameful, depraved, perverted, ungodly, dark, black, black-hearted, immoral, amoral

vicious, cruel, savage, brutish, bestial, barbaric, barbarous

rare cacodemonic, egregious, flagitious, facinorous

3‘it turned out to be a devilish job’

SYNONYMS

difficult, tricky, ticklish, troublesome, thorny, awkward, problematic, problem, impossible, messy

informal a bitch of a, the devil of a, the very devil of a

archaic kittle