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hellion

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

An alteration, under the influence of hell, of northern English/Scottish dialectal hallion (scamp, worthless fellow), of Unknown origin.

NounEdit

hellion (plural hellions)

  1. an unruly, rowdy or mischievous person
  2. an evil person
  3. the larva of the dobsonfly

AdjectiveEdit

hellion (not comparable)

  1. cursed, ill-fated

QuotationsEdit