Learner's definition of DEVILISH
[more devilish; most devilish]
showing a desire to cause trouble but in a way that is not serious
She was attracted by his devilish charm.
There was a devilish look of mischief in her eyes.
a devilish [=mischievous] grin
have a devilish time
informal + somewhat old-fashioned
to have a difficult time doing something
a devilishly cruel villain
a devilishly attractive man
a devilishly [=very] hard/difficult problem