Devil and Scoundrel


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Devil noun – A mean, evil, or unprincipled person.
Usage example: he's a devil to everyone he does business with

Scoundrel is a synonym for devil in rogue topic. In some cases you can use "Scoundrel" instead a noun "Devil", when it comes to topics like scamp, demon.
Nearby Words: devious, devilish, devilry, devilment, devilishly
Synonyms for Devil


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Scoundrel noun – A mean, evil, or unprincipled person.
Usage example: some scoundrel stole my wallet

Devil is a synonym for scoundrel in rogue topic. You can use "Devil" instead a noun "Scoundrel".
Nearby Word: scoundrelly
Synonyms for Scoundrel

How words are described

good good devil good scoundrel
corrupt corrupt devil corrupt scoundrel
monstrous monstrous devil monstrous scoundrel
black black devil black scoundrel
Other adjectives: inner, general, manipulative.

Both words in one sentence

  • Discworld / Going Postal Refuge in Audacity/Devil in Plain Sight: Reacher Gilt is so obvious about being a scoundrel that people trust him.
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Scoundrel and Devil. (2016). Retrieved 2022, May 20, from
Devil & Scoundrel. N.p., 2016. Web. 20 May. 2022. <>.
Scoundrel or Devil. 2016. Accessed May 20, 2022.

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