The devil, Beelzebub
The devil, tempter, demon.
Devil, demon, temptor, desperate soul.
A jocular name for the devil.
Insect: Praying mantis (mantis religiosa)
Expression: ‘the devil inserted his tail’. Stated to denote displeasure with an unexpected obstacle, problem.
- The devil, Satan.
- Evil person, cruel person, pest
Wicked, violent person. Devil.
Long poker used to stir the ash in a baker’s oven; Fig. also little devil, imp, mischievous child.
Diminutive of fergħun (wicked person, devil)
a) One who scratches, has a tendency to scratch. b) One who steals in small quantities. c) a nickname for the devil.
or Għafrid: Devil fiend of Maltese folklore. Nickname for a wicked person or naughty child.
(the ram) – another name by which the devil is known.
To cause someone to be possessed; to make someone very angry.
A. Possessed (by the devil). B. furious, frenzied, maniac.
or ix-xjaten tal-infern! ‘the devils of hell’ – Exclamation usually uttered in anger when things go awry.
Lame devil of traditional Maltese folklore.