devilish

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devilish /ˈdɛvl̟ɪʃ/ adjective
devilish
/ˈdɛvl̟ɪʃ/
adjective
Learner's definition of DEVILISH
[more devilish; most devilish]
: evil and cruel
: showing a desire to cause trouble but in a way that is not serious

have a devilish time

informal + somewhat old-fashioned
: to have a difficult time doing something

— devilishly

/ˈdɛvl̟ɪʃli/ adverb
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