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n. Informal
a. A woman regarded as bad-tempered and evil.
b. A woman who practices sorcery; a witch.
2. A person who torments others.


a spiteful fierce-tempered woman



1. a bad-tempered, spiteful woman; shrew.
2. a witch.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hellcat - a malicious woman with a fierce temperhellcat - a malicious woman with a fierce temper
disagreeable woman, unpleasant woman - a woman who is an unpleasant person


[ˈhelkæt] Nharpía f, bruja f
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