what in the devil?

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What (in) the devil? definition

  1. interrog.
    What has happened?; What? (Often with the force of an exclamation.) : What the devil? Who are you? What are you doing in my room?
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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