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Definition of "fiend" []

  • An evil spirit; a demon. (noun)
  • The Devil; Satan. (noun)
  • A diabolically evil or wicked person. (noun)
  • Informal One who is addicted to something: a dope fiend. (noun)
  • Informal One who is completely absorbed in or obsessed with a given job or pastime: a crossword-puzzle fiend. (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 "fiend" in a sentence
  • "Or shall we consider them as embodied in the word fiend, and call him Lincoln, the Fiend?"
  • "My best thought for your exams The muffins looks delicious and your boy fiend is so kind"
  • "After reading your comment, I went back to determine who this ungrateful fiend is who was so anxious to renounce his or her citizenship and I was also unable to find any such post."