Origin of fiend
OTHER WORDS FROM fiendfiendlike, adjectiveun·der·fiend, noun
How to use fiend in a sentence
The king of the Feens was hailed in the country of the big men as a Troich.
The stories of Fin and his Feens are full of references to their hunting exploits.
Who were the Feens of tradition, and to what country and period are they to be assigned?
The traditional "Feens," therefore, are to be identified with the historical "Picts."
It is also remembered as a favourite hunting-ground of the Feens.
British Dictionary definitions for fiend (1 of 2)
- a person who is intensely interested in or fond of somethinga fresh-air fiend; he is a fiend for cards
- an addicta drug fiend