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diablerie Syllabification: di·a·ble·rie
Pronunciation: /dēˈäblərē/

Definition of diablerie in English:


1Reckless mischief; charismatic wildness: the beauty and diablerie of the great actor
More example sentences
  • Jupiter is jovial, Venus rapt and serene, but Mercury could do with a bit more diablerie and the final Neptune a better sense of the ethereal.
  • We don't have diablerie; we have often talked about including that in a sequel or add-on pack.
  • For instance, a black cat, a dark night, and a dark place are all symbolic of diablerie.
1.1 archaic Sorcery supposedly assisted by the devil.


Mid 18th century: from French, from diable, from ecclesiastical Latin diabolus 'devil'.

Words that rhyme with diablerie

kilocalorie • chandlery
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