1. (Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankin
2. one of the evil spirits of traditional Jewish and Christian belief
3. a word used in exclamations of confusion
4. a rowdy or mischievous person (usually a young man)
5. a cruel wicked and inhuman person v.
1. cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
2. coat or stuff with a spicy paste