Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Why, marry, I can brew a bowl of punch, and I can broil a devilled fowl.

He devilled these as does the culinary artist the crab of commerce.

I was miserable next day and blamed the devilled kidneys for it.

He didn't want to, with her along, but she devilled him to go on, and he did.

I suppose the cook will have horns and a tail, and all the food will be devilled.

Will you be minced and devilled and fricasseed till you are all sauce and no meat?

His little book is as precious and as disturbing as devilled crabs.

Her husband was now skilfully dissecting the devilled thighs of an immature chicken.

"Nice girls those, dom'd if they're not," observed the Baronet, now breaking the devilled biscuit.

"She always was headstrong," remarked the Duke of Burghley to the devilled kidneys, and stared moodily into the fire.


"grilled with hot condiments," 1800; see devil.