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English definition of “devilment”

devilment

noun [U]     /ˈdev.əl.mənt/ (also devilry) old-fashioned
behaviour that causes trouble but is usually intended to be humorous : He's up to some kind of devilment again, I'll be bound .Bad but attractive
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