1
[ adverb ] in a playfully devilish manner

Synonyms

devilish

Examples

"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

Examples

"his writing could be diabolically satiric"

3
[ adverb ] (used as intensives) extremely

Examples

"she was madly in love" "deadly dull" "deadly earnest" "deucedly clever" "insanely jealous"

Related terms

intensifier

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