Devilish meaning

dĕvə-lĭsh
Of, resembling, or characteristic of a devil, as:
  • Malicious; evil.
  • Mischievous, teasing, or annoying.
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Excessive; extreme.

Devilish heat.

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Extremely; very.
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Of or like a devil; wicked; cruel; diabolic.
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Mischievous; energetic; reckless.
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Extremely; excessively.
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Resembling a devil.
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Characteristic of a devil.

A devilish grin.

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(informal) Extreme, excessive.

A devilish effort yielded a devilish success.

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(informal) Devilishly.
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Origin of devilish

  • devil +‎ -ish

    From Wiktionary