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demon
American English: /ˈdimən/
British English: /ˈdiːmən/

Translation of demon in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 1.1 (Mythology) (before noun) the demon drink
    el demonio de la bebida
    Example sentences
    • But there is simply no credible evidence to suggest the boy was possessed by demons or evil spirits.
    • Tibetans treat the blind as outcasts because they believe they are possessed by demons or have committed evil in a prior life.
    • In Tartini's time, the Devil personified the spirit of evil, a demon, the ruler of Hell, and the chief adversary of God.
    1.2 (naughty child) [colloquial]
    diablo (masculine) [colloquial]
    he's a little demon
    es un diablillo [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • No, they are not animals, they are evil demons who hide under the cloak of kindness and normality while they hatch their plots.
    • Why did he go from nearly human to cruel demon in a heartbeat?
    • Three, I'm a sadistic demon that delights in your emotional pain.
    Example sentences
    • Our first tests of the company's new speed demon show some impressive performance gains.
    • Remember those occasions when he would have made batting easy for his partners by taking on the demon bowlers all by himself.
    • Cotton might not be the demon fabric that performance apparel manufacturers say it is, but I'm going to keep my Under Armour shirt.
  • 2 2.1 [colloquial] (enthusiast)a demon for somethingshe's a demon for work/exercise
    es una bestia trabajando/haciendo ejercicio [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • So how odd that Howard should invest so much time and political capital in building a whole speech round this non-existent demon.
    2.2 (talented person)a demon at somethinghe's a demon at chess/golf
    es una fiera or un hacha jugando al ajedrez/golf [colloquial]
    (before noun) (bowler/shot)
    endiabladamente bueno [colloquial]
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