Definition of deil in English:


Syllabification: deil
Pronunciation: /dēl


  • Scottish form of devil.
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    • After all, in Falkirk the town hall carries the inscription, ‘Better meddle with the deil than with the bairns of Falkirk’.
    • He's sweet when he wants but can be a real deil when he really wants to!
    • ‘What'll we do with the wee deil?‘asked the mother.

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