Meaning of “fiend” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “fiend” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fiendnoun [ C ]

us /find/ usually humorous

an evil or cruel person or spirit:

Who was the fiend who designed such ugly clothes?

A fiend can also be a person who likes something in an extreme way:

a chocolate fiend

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