American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A woman regarded as bad-tempered and evil.
- n. A woman who practices sorcery; a witch.
- n. Informal A person who torments others.
- n. Witch.
- n. A violent person (especially a woman).
- From hell + cat (Wiktionary)
“( "hellcat" Ida & slapping prostitute), and (as you suggest) combination good-mother/bad-mother (Peggy).”
“She was "brimful of hellcat fury," he wrote last week, recalling an episode that was presumably the 1968 equivalent of Paltrow striving to be "strong and not strident".”
“Cheered on by a Washington media rooting section that could only be portrayed by a cackling Heath Ledger brought back from the dead and replicated to fill every seat at Politico, Edwards is now caricatured as a shrill, unhinged she-devil rending her garments in airports and slicing the Achilles tendons of underlings with the vicious alacrity of a demanding hellcat.”
““She fought like a hellcat, she bit and scratched and kicked,” the driver said.”
“She was still the quick-tempered hellcat he remembered, but she had other tools at her disposal now.”
“But hell will freeze over before I give you money to go and live with that hellcat you gave birth to.”
“Yeah, I was about to say she was bugging me, but now that I know she used to be a hellcat, I like her!”
““Slap some sense into that little hellcat,” demanded Skins.”
“Miss Blankenship has taken on a whole new amazing level now, you know, with the whole hellcat thing, but it was interesting that Don is actually consciously punishing himself by keeping her.”
“Peggy still not ready to joke around says "why are you laughing?" and he perfectly appropriately replies, "Come on, Ida was a hellcat, Cooper lost his balls, Roger's writing a book!”
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A list of compound derogatory names such as gapeseed, muckworm and lickspittle. Your one-word contributions to this list are welcome.
See sionnach's list derogatory terms I should use ...
An extensive list I have been working on for quite some time. Feel free to add more of the kind if you miss any.
already several of these lists, but I wanted my own
Animal words and phrases that are used when talking about women. Some of these are found offensive, but this can be discussed on the words' pages. This list is just a list.
Terms describing roguish persons.
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Words for women.
Both derogatory and conciliatory.
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