Meaning of devilify in English:

devilify

Pronunciation /ˈdɛv(ə)lɪfʌɪ/ /ˈdɛv(ɪ)lɪfʌɪ/

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verb

  • To make (a person or thing) devilish in nature or character; to portray as evil or wicked.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Ephraim Pagitt (1574–1646), heresiologist. From devil + -ify, after godify and deify.