hellion

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From northern English/Scottish dialectical hallion (scamp, worthless fellow), of Unknown origin.

Noun[edit]

hellion (plural hellions)

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

Adjective[edit]

hellion (not comparable)

  1. cursed, ill-fated

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