devil englannista suomeksi
piru, perkele, helvetti
paholainen, Sielunvihollinen, Saatana
An evil creature.
(the devil ''or'' the Devil) The chief devil; Satan.
''The devil in me wants to let him suffer.''
''Those two kids are devils in a toy store.''
A thing that is awkward or difficult to understand or do.
''That math problem was a devil.''
''What in the devil is that?'' ''What the devil is that?''
''She is having a devil of a time fixing it.''
''You can go to the devil for all I care.''
A barren, unproductive and unused area.Dictionary of Regional American EnglishWord Detective: Tales from the berm
A dish, as a bone with the meat, broiled and excessively peppered; a grill with Cayenne pepper.
- Men and women busy in baking, broiling, roasting oysters, and preparing devils on the gridiron.
To make like a devil; to invest with the character of a devil.
1978, (w), ''Livia'', Faber & Faber 1992 (''Avignon Quintet''), page 401:
- He did not repeat the scathing estimate of her character by Quatrefages, who at that time spent one afternoon a week devilling at the Consulate, keeping the petty-cash box in order.
To finely grind cooked ham or other meat with spices and condiments.
''She's going to devil four dozen eggs for the picnic.''