Fight like the dickens - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
like the devil (redirected from fight like the dickens)
*like the devil and *like the dickens; *like hell
Fig. with a fury; in a great hurry; with a lot of activity. (*Typically: fight ~; run ~; scream ~; thrash around~.) We were working like the dickens when the rain started and made us quit for the day.
like the devil (or a demon) with great speed or energy.
like the ˈdevil (old-fashioned, informal) very fast, hard, etc: We had to work like the devil to be finished on time. ♢ I ran like the devil, but I still missed the bus.