for the devil of it

(just) for the devil of it

For no particular purpose or reason; only for the sake of fun or distraction. People don't call me Mr. Green Thumb for the devil of it! There's a group of kids who go around smashing car windows for the devil of it. Just for the devil of it, let's order dessert first.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

for the devil of it

 and for the heck of it; for the hell of it
because it is slightly evil; for no good reason. (Use caution with hell.) The kids broke the window just for the devil of it. We just drove over for the heck of it.
See also: devil, for, of
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

for the devil of it

and for the heck of it and for the hell of it
mod. because it is slightly evil; for no good reason. (Use caution with hell.) The kids broke the window just for the devil of it. I painted the garage blue, just for the heck of it.
See also: devil, for, of
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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