|1.||[ adverb ] in a playfully devilish manner|
"the socialists are further handicapped if they believe that capitalists are not only wicked but also devilishly clever"
|Related terms:||devilish devilish|
|2.||[ adverb ] as a devil; in an evil manner|
"his writing could be diabolically satiric"
|Related terms:||devilish demonic demonic demonic devilish|
|3.||[ adverb ] (used as intensives) extremely|
|Synonyms:||insanely deadly deucedly madly|
"she was madly in love" "deadly dull" "deadly earnest" "deucedly clever" "insanely jealous"