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Princeton's WordNet

  1. monster, fiend, devil, demon, ogre(noun)

    a cruel wicked and inhuman person

  2. devil, fiend, demon, daemon, daimon(noun)

    an evil supernatural being

  3. fanatic, fiend(noun)

    a person motivated by irrational enthusiasm (as for a cause)

    "A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject"--Winston Churchill

Wiktionary

  1. fiend(Noun)

    A demon

  2. fiend(Noun)

    A very evil person

  3. fiend(Noun)

    An addict

    a jazz fiend

  4. Origin: From feend, from feond. Cognate with Old Norse fjándi (Danish fjende, Swedish fiende), German Feind, Gothic 03460339033E0330033D03330343, 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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fiend(noun)

    an implacable or malicious foe; one who is diabolically wicked or cruel; an infernal being; -- applied specifically to the devil or a demon

  2. Origin: [OE. fend, find, fiend, feond, fiend, foe, AS. fend; akin to OS. fond, D. vijand enemy, OHG. fant, G. feind, Icel. fjnd, Sw. & Dan. fiende, Goth. fijands; orig. p. pr. of a verb meaning to hate, AS. fen, fegan, OHG. fn, Goth. fijan, Skr. py to scorn; prob. akin to E. feud a quarrel. 81. Cf. Foe, Friend.]

Freebase

  1. Fiend

    Richard "Ricky" Jones, better known by his stage names Fiend or International Jones is an American rapper and producer best known for his time spent with Master P's No Limit Records. Fiend was also briefly a member of DMX's label Ruff Ryders Entertainment, and is currently signed to Jet Life Recordings under Warner Bros.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fiend

    fēnd, n. the devil: one actuated by the most intense wickedness or hate.—adj. Fiend′ish, like a fiend; malicious.—n. Fiend′ishness.—adj. Fiend′like, like a fiend: fiendish. [A.S. feónd, pr.p. of feón, to hate; Ger. feind, Dut. vijand.]

Editors Contribution

  1. Fiend

    Satan; the devil.

    Those children are little fiends.

    Submitted by JP03 on December 28, 2014  
  2. fiend

    Fiend (noun) a person that has evil plans.

    Fiend is a demon that can cause disaster or calamity.

    Submitted by pinkss5 on October 21, 2015  

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Anagrams for fiend »

  1. indef

  2. finde

  3. fined

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fiend in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fiend in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of fiend in a Sentence

  1. Robertson Davies:

    To be a book-collector is to combine the worst characteristics of a dope fiend with those of a miser.

  2. George Bernard Shaw:

    I can forgive Alfred Nobel for having invented dynamite, but only a fiend in human form could have invented the Nobel Prize.

  3. Colley Cibber:

    We shall find no fiend in hell can match the fury of a disappointed woman,scorned, slighted, dismissed without a parting pang.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    The people who extend their supporting hand to a person in achieving him a wrong life stand are not his friend but fiend to him only.

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