devilishly


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dev·il·ish

 (dĕv′ə-lĭsh)
adj.
1. Of, resembling, or characteristic of a devil, as:
a. Malicious; evil.
b. Mischievous, teasing, or annoying.
2. Excessive; extreme: devilish heat.
adv.
Extremely; very.

dev′il·ish·ly adv.
dev′il·ish·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.devilishly - as a devil; in an evil manner; "his writing could be diabolically satiric"
2.devilishly - in a playfully devilish manner; "the socialists are further handicapped if they believe that capitalists are not only wicked but also devilishly clever"
3.devilishly - (used as intensives) extremelydevilishly - (used as intensives) extremely; "she was madly in love"; "deadly dull"; "deadly earnest"; "deucedly clever"; "insanely jealous"
intensifier, intensive - a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies; "`up' in `finished up' is an intensifier"; "`honestly' in `I honestly don't know' is an intensifier"
Translations

devilishly

[ˈdevlɪʃlɪ] ADV [behave] → endemoniadamente
devilishly cleverla mar de listo, sumamente listo

devilishly

adv
= devilish ADV
chuckle, grinschalkhaft, verschmitzt

devilishly

[ˈdɛvlɪʃlɪ] adv (laugh etc) → in modo diabolico; (old) (extremely) → terribilmente
References in classic literature ?
A smile--a horrid, deforming, unnatural smile--spread slowly, stealthily, devilishly over his face.
She's making it devilishly uncomfortable for me," he went on nervously.
Shouldering one another to get next at the sharpening-stone, were men stripped to the waist, with the stain all over their limbs and bodies; men in all sorts of rags, with the stain upon those rags; men devilishly set off with spoils of women's lace and silk and ribbon, with the stain dyeing those trifles through and through.
Whereas, by a statute made in the reign of his imperial majesty Calin Deffar Plune, it is enacted, that, whoever shall make water within the precincts of the royal palace, shall be liable to the pains and penalties of high-treason; notwithstanding, the said Quinbus Flestrin, in open breach of the said law, under colour of extinguishing the fire kindled in the apartment of his majesty's most dear imperial consort, did maliciously, traitorously, and devilishly, by discharge of his urine, put out the said fire kindled in the said apartment, lying and being within the precincts of the said royal palace, against the statute in that case provided, etc.
Very inconvenient, upon my word; and you hurt me devilishly, I can tell you.
It had been something ticklishly, devilishly fine--a bright and gorgeous episode in the monotony of life and labour on that bleak, fog-girt coast.
Let me tell you, Adam," said Arthur, bridling his growing anger and trying to recur to his careless tone, "you're not only devilishly impertinent, but you're talking nonsense.
Unfortunately, before he can reach me, that is to say, the body of the place, he must destroy, must make a breach in the advanced works, and I am devilishly well fortified, marquise.
Yes, really," Blunt nodded and knitted his brows very devilishly indeed.
To be more technical, Doom at 60 frames per second is shallow but devilishly thrilling.
Diego Simeone's side are still devilishly difficult to score against - they've conceded only two goals in their last seven away games - so this looks like being a real lowscorer.
The waltzing hour Mollie dazzles as sexy red devil in Halloween special MISCHIEVOUS Mollie King looks devilishly sexy last night during Strictly Come Dancing's Halloween show.