Definition of devilment in English:

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devilment

Pronunciation: /ˈdɛv(ə)lm(ə)nt/

noun

[mass noun]
Reckless mischief; wild spirits: his eyes were blazing with devilment
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  • ‘When the time comes and the legs do give up I will find some other devilment to get up to,’ she joked.
  • His teacher, Imelda Mulligan said: ‘Brian was a boy who loved life itself and his eyes were full of devilment.’
  • ‘It was pure devilment, really,’ O'Neill says.

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