fiend englannista suomeksi
A very evil person.
1971, (w), ''Religion and the Decline of Magic'', Folio Society 2012, p. 35:
- At the confirmation ceremony the bishop would lay his hands on the child and tie around its forehead a linen band (..). This was believed to strengthen him against the assaults of the fiend (..)
To yearn; to be desperate (''for'' something).
1999, Macy Gray, Jeremy Ruzumna, Jinsoo Lim, David Wilder, ''(w)'' (song)
- I play it off, but I'm dreaming of you / And I'll try to keep my cool, but I'm fiendin'
2011, Emma J. Stephens, ''For a Dancer: The Memoir''
- I am back in San Francisco at the Clift Hotel, fiending for my fix.