from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A witch; a hag.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A witch; a hag; a furious vixen.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a malicious woman with a fierce temper


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  • She flips like a light switch - one moment sweet and lovey and the next hell-cat.

    Our Cat Might Need Therapy

  • Priscilla Lawson was perfect as Princess Aura, his hell-cat daughter too.

    View from the Northern Border

  • Owing to a singular combination of circumstances, however—the incapacitated state of my arm, an instinctive reluctance to injure a female, and the highly uneven surface of the stone cellar floor, which rendered me somewhat off-balance—I immediately found myself sprawled upon my back, my demoniacal half-sibling kneeling upon my chest and assaulting me with the ferocity of a hell-cat.


  • But right now you'd better forget chess and take a good, long gander at what that Vegian hell-cat is doing.

    Masters Of The Vortex

  • "So you do know me, you bedroom-eyed Aldebaranian hell-cat," he remarked, evenly.

    Gray Lensman

  • He'd like to see that Aldebaranian hell-cat again-just once.

    Galactic Patrol

  • She has eyes in the very back of her head, the hell-cat.

    Amphitryo, Asinaria, Aulularia, Bacchides, Captivi Amphitryon, The Comedy of Asses, The Pot of Gold, The Two Bacchises, The Captives

  • "-- And with that silky hell-cat watching me all the time, -- and looking ten years younger than I do, now that you have got my face and legs all wrong, -- and planning I do not know what --"

    Figures of Earth

  • Well, a hell-cat of a society woman sued her husband for divorce and named Miss Corcoran.

    Success A Novel

  • "I thought it was Julie -- that hell-cat!" he muttered.

    I Spy


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