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Definition of "hellion" [hellion]

  • A mischievous, troublesome, or unruly person. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hellion" in a sentence
  • "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."