evil spirit


evil spirit
noun
a spirit tending to cause harm
Hypernyms: ↑spirit, ↑disembodied spirit
Hyponyms:
bad fairy, ↑bogey, ↑bogy, ↑bogie, ↑devil, ↑fiend, ↑demon, ↑daemon, ↑daimon, ↑cacodemon, ↑cacodaemon, ↑ghoul, ↑goblin, ↑hob, ↑hobgoblin, ↑kelpy, ↑kelpie, ↑vampire, ↑lamia
Instance Hyponyms: ↑Mephistopheles

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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