American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A mischievous, troublesome, or unruly person.
- n. an unruly, rowdy or mischievous person
- n. an evil person
- n. the larva of the dobsonfly
- adj. cursed, ill-fated
- n. a rowdy or mischievous person (usually a young man)
- Probably alteration (influenced by hell) of dialectal hallion, worthless person. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Lottie had been called a hellion, an imp, and a mischievous fiend.”
“Tom had called the woman a "hellion," therefore he was privileged to do the same, and any denial of that privilege was an iniquitous encroachment upon HIS sacred rights.”
“I thought he was all, 'Aw shucks, yes m'am, no m'am,' but he's a hellion.”
“Suddenly Howell was getting the hang of talking to this hellion in a wheelchair.”
“Spent the next several hours surrounded by a double-sized passel of hellion children whose parental units weren't watching them or disciplining them.”
“But now, as we ebb toward the season finale, our Ade has morphed from misunderstood head case to monstrous hellion, swapping out Silver's bipolar meds and getting Navid drunk enough to believe they actually hooked up while his girlfriend was in the psych ward.”
“It's a story loosely based on my mom's three younger brothers and their early hellion ways ed. note: the movie's three boys are pictured below.”
“Well then, my ideal wife is an unpredictable hellion, with a penchant for getting into trouble and speaking her mind.”
“On the printed page, she's no dazzling raconteur like Alec Guinness or tell-all hellion like Tallulah Bankhead.”
“Meanwhile, that disturbingly creepy circle of hellion kids known as the Crows do everything they can to destroy Dianaâ€ ™ s life and loved ones!”
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