Definition of Hellion

1. Noun. A rowdy or mischievous person (usually a young man). "He chased the young hellions out of his yard"

Exact synonyms: Devil, Heller
Generic synonyms: Bad Hat, Mischief-maker, Trouble Maker, Troublemaker, Troubler
Derivative terms: Diabolic



Definition of Hellion

1. Noun. an unruly, rowdy or mischievous person ¹

2. Noun. an evil person ¹

3. Noun. the larva of the dobsonfly ¹

4. Adjective. cursed, ill-fated ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hellion

1. a troublesome person [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hellion

hellgrammites
hellhag
hellhags
hellhole
hellholes
hellhound
hellhounds
hellhouse
hellhouses
hellicat
hellicats
hellicograph
hellier
helliers
helling
hellion (current term)
hellions
hellish
hellishly
hellishness
hellishnesses
hellkite
hellkites
hellman
hello
hello girl
hello there
hello yourself, and see how you like it
helloed
helloes

Literary usage of Hellion

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1. The Book of British Topography: A Classified Catalogue of the Topographical by John Parker Anderson (1881)
"... progress, ami suppression of the lie- hellion ill the County of Wexford in tlie year 1798. Second edition. ..."

2. Abraham Lincoln's Pen and Voice: Being a Complete Compilation of His Letters by Abraham Lincoln (1890)
"... that I was puzzled, for a time, as to denying the legal rights of those citizens who remained individually innocent of treason or re: hellion. ..."

3. Winston's Cumulative ... Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Bookby Charles Morris by Charles Morris (1918)
"To establish post-offices and post- suspended, unless when in cases of re- roads, hellion or invasion the public safety may and useful arts by securing for ..."

4. Bear with Us: A Collection of Tavern Club Verses ... Anno T. C. XXI. by Holker Abbott, Tavern Club (Boston, Mass.), Mass Tavern Club (Boston, Tavern Club, Boston (1905)
"A " hellion " Verse. BARRETT wrote a little play Whose plot was white as snow, And everywhere that Barrett played The play was sure to " go. ..."

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