fiend Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"fiend" in British English

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fiendnoun [C]

uk   us   /fiːnd/
an ​evil and ​cruelperson: He was ​portrayed in the ​media as a ​complete fiend. someone who ​likes something very much or is very ​interested in something: a ​health/​sex/​chocolate fiend McCormack is a fiend forpunctuality.
(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 ​cruelperson or ​spirit: Who was the fiend who ​designed such ​uglyclothes? 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)
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