• n. A devil.

  • n. The devil.

Example Sentences

  • "Some critics probably think Sacha Baron Cohen is a tayvl right about now." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish


  • טײַוול tayvl

    • Who Uses This

      • Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage


      • North America


      • The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003[1968]).

      Alternative Spellings

      tayvel, taivl, taivel, tievl, tievel, teyvel, teyvl, teuvel, teuvl, teufl, teufel

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