follow Dictionary.com

Capitol vs. capital? What's the difference?

devilment

[dev-uh l-muh nt] /ˈdɛv əl mənt/
noun
1.
devilish action or conduct; deviltry.
Origin of devilment
1765-1775
1765-75; devil + -ment
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for devilment
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for devilment

devilment

/ˈdɛvəlmənt/
noun
1.
devilish or mischievous conduct
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for devilment
n.

1771; see devil + -ment.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for devilment

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for devilment

0
19
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for devilment