from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A woman regarded as cruel or malicious.
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- n. A woman whose bad temper, cruelty or wicked ways are so extreme as to evoke an image of the devil.
- n. A female devil (versus a he-devil, male devil).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a cruel woman
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Knox was portrayed in a way that was completely unfair – to be called a she-devil, Foxy Knoxy out of context, to suggest that she would do such terrible things to her roommate was so unfair to her.
Amanda Knox described as a 'she-devil' during her appeals trial in Italian court
The sound of a motorcycle made the she-devil stop carving into his back.
Here's another poor sap that won't be taking the she-devil with a sword to his bed!
Dynamite Entertainment has announced Red Sonja #32 will kick off the next big story arc for the she-devil with a sword.
No woman, in she-devil skirts and corsets, can pay due reverence to our ancestors.
"She's a regular, spunky she-devil," Miss Drexel laughed agreement.
Or hang out with that Gia, the shark-whispering she-devil.
Her political opponents on the left portray her as a "she-devil," in her words, a caricature at odds with her life accomplishments.
Joan Crawford was neither Joan of Arc nor an arch she-devil.
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