Visit the forum if you have a language query!

fiend

Definition from Dictionary, a free dictionary
The aim of life is some way of living, as flexible and gentle as human nature; so that ambition may stoop to kindness, and philosophy to condor and humor. Neither prosperity nor empire nor heaven can be worth winning at the price of a virulent temper, bloody hands, an anguished spirit, and a vain hatred of the rest of the world.
George Santayana
Jump to: navigation, search

English

Etymology

From Middle English, from Etymology fēond, enemy, cognate with Old Norse fjándi (Danish fjende), German Feind, Gothic fijands, all of them meaning foe. The Old Norse and Gothic terms are present participles of the corresponding verbs fjá/fijan, to hate. Akin to Sanskrit पियति, (he) reviles.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
fiend

Plural
{{{1}}}

fiend ({{{1}}})
  1. demon
  2. very evil person
  3. addict

Derived terms

Synonyms

Translations

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Help:How to check translations.

Anagrams

Elsewhere on the web

En-En

En-It

En-Fr

En-El

En-Sp

En-Mul

En-De

OnelookIATEIATEIATEIATEProZDict.cc
WordnikIATELinguee
GoogleIATE