[dev-uh l-kin]


a little devil; imp.

Origin of devilkin

First recorded in 1500–10; devil + -kin Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for devilkin

Historical Examples of devilkin

  • The children here, who are remarkable for finding names which really depict the animal, call the larva "the Devilkin."

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    J. Henri Fabre