Synonyms for demon:
Other synonyms and related words:
demonic, fanatic, demigod, exorcism, heller, goliath, gremlin, accursed, possessed, daimon, Lusus Naturae, giant, dickens, cursed, teras, worm, colossus, genius, ghost, monstrosity, behemoth, possession, exorcise.
beelzebub, lucifer, serpent, deuce, mephistopheles.
Sense 1 (noun)
evil, devilish being or influence (noun)
hoodlum, viper, bully, ruffian, gunman, hooligan, law breaker, tough, crook, thug, criminal, cutthroat, tyrant, scoundrel, vulture, evildoer, snake, brute, wrongdoer, vandal, desperado, bad guy, thief, terrorist.
evil spirit (noun)
freak, fiend, hobgoblin, sprite, ghoul, vampire, Nixie, monster, sylph, Genie, gnome, dwarf, imp, siren, hellion, succubus, archfiend, goblin, satyr, specter, lamia, beast, incubus, hellcat, nymph, hell hound, hell-raiser, dragon, ogre, werewolf.
deuce, fiend, mephistopheles, lucifer, archfiend, beelzebub, serpent.
Usage examples for demon:
- His shaggy black hair was falling over his eyes, and he looked like a demon fresh from the pit, with his frantic face. - "Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates", Howard I. Pyle.
- Ghosts is new to me; an' I'm goin' pirootin' off with Enright on this demon hunt an' see if I can't fetch up in the midst of a trifle of nerve- coolin' excitement. - "Wolfville Nights", Alfred Lewis.
- I am afraid it is entirely too true that for every time you shake one demon out of a child in anger, you shake in seven worse devils. - "The Mother and Her Child", William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler.