Meaning of “devilish” in the English Dictionary

"devilish" in American English

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devilishadjective

us /ˈdev·ə·lɪʃ/

slightly bad, but sometimes in an amusing way:

a devilish grin

Devilish can also mean extremely difficult:

a devilish problem

(Definition of “devilish” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)