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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An evil spirit or a very evil or cruel person.

Usage examples (2)
  • A werewolf is often thought to be a fiend in supernatural stories.
  • Edgar knew that the 'fiend' was really Gloster's 'worser spirit,' and that for more
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  • His best "friend" (a close acquaintance; an ally) was a football "fiend." (a person strongly involved in or addicted to something)
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