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Definition of "devilment" [dev•il•ment]

  • Devilish behavior; mischief. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "devilment" in a sentence
  • ""Some kind of devilment," muttered the forest runner."
  • "` Some kind of devilment, 'muttered the forest runner."
  • "She says that colored people are naturally religious and that they learned all their "devilment" from the Whites."