Definition of devilment :
prankishness, wile, rascality, mischief, roguishness, naughtiness, guile, trickiness, mischievousness, badness, roguery, shiftiness, whimsicality, puckishness, chicane, devilry, impishness, mischief-making, trickery, maleficence, slipperiness, shenanigan, chicanery, balefulness, deviltry
- I thought that you would make a good officer some day in spite of your love of devilment, but I did not think that before you had been three weeks in the service you would have saved half the regiment from a French prison." - "With Moore At Corunna", G. A. Henty.
- Then, she went on, the devilment was done. - "Dwellers in the Hills", Melville Davisson Post.
- They were locked in the room while some devilment was going on in the rest of the house. - "The Bat", Avery Hopwood Mary Roberts Rinehart.