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English definition of “fiend”

fiend

noun [C] uk   /fiːnd/ us  
an evil and cruel person: He was portrayed in the media as a complete fiend.Unpleasant people in generalUnpleasant men someone who likes something very much or is very interested in something: a health/sex/chocolate fiend McCormack is a fiend for punctuality.EnthusiastsAdmirers
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