devilkin

[ dev-uh l-kin ]
/ ˈdɛv əl kɪn /

noun

a little devil; imp.

Nearby words

  1. devil's-tongue,
  2. devil's-walking-stick,
  3. devil-may-care,
  4. devilfish,
  5. devilish,
  6. devilled,
  7. devilment,
  8. devilry,
  9. devils island,
  10. devils-on-horseback

Origin of devilkin

First recorded in 1500–10; devil + -kin

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for devilkin

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

    More Hunting Wasps|J. Henri Fabre