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One who behaves recklessly or wildly.

[From hell.]


n, pl -ler
1. (Currencies) a monetary unit of the Czech Republic and Slovakia, worth one hundredth of a koruna
2. (Currencies) any of various old German or Austrian coins of low denomination
[from German haller a silver coin, after Hall, town in Swabia where the coins were minted]


another word for hellion


(Biography) Joseph. 1923–99, US novelist. His works include Catch 22 (1961), God Knows (1984), Picture This (1988), and Closing Time (1994)


(ˈhɛl ər)

n. Informal.
[1890–95, Amer.; hell + -er1]


(ˈhɛl ər)
Joseph, 1923–99, U.S. novelist.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.heller - 100 halers equal 1 koruna Slovakiaheller - 100 halers equal 1 koruna Slovakia  
koruna - the basic unit of money in Czech Republic
Slovakian monetary unit - monetary unit in Slovakia
2.heller - 100 halers equal 1 koruna in Czech Republic
Czech monetary unit - monetary unit in Czech Republic
koruna - the basic unit of money in Czech Republic
3.Heller - United States novelist whose best known work was a black comedy inspired by his experiences in the Air Force during World War II (1923-1999)
4.heller - a rowdy or mischievous person (usually a young man); "he chased the young hellions out of his yard"
bad hat, mischief-maker, trouble maker, troublemaker, troubler - someone who deliberately stirs up trouble
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By contrast, when seen as collaborative, "science gives us knowledge, religion gives us meaning," Heller said.
Uncertain Poetries: Selected Essays on Poets, Poetry, and Poetics, by Michael Heller.
The latest president and chief executive officer for Heller Machine Tools North America, Troy, Ml, intends to raise his company's profile in the American machine tool industry.
That's what Heller Machine Tools, Troy, MI, was prepared to deliver.
S To quote the review of the hardcover in KLIATT, May 2005: It's the scorching summer of 2001 in New York City, and 16-year-old Heller is working as a messenger for a company named Soft Tidings, zooming all over Manhattan at top speed on his bike and delivering news with "a personal touch.
Robert Pelachyk moves to the post of president of Heller Machine Tools (US) (Troy, Mich.
Basically it's a failure to control the animal,'' Deputy District Attorney Steve Heller said.
Michael Heller is professor of philosophy at the Pontifical Academy of Theology in Cracow, Poland, and an adjunct member of the Vatican Observatory staff.
That's the physical phenomenon that Heller models in computers and portrays with his prints, which now go for hundreds of dollars or more.
Woonsocket, RI appointed Mark Heller as materials manager.
The thing you forget about Jerry Heller is that he's never operated more than 38 drug stores, and those stores have never been a factor anywhere but in Oklahoma.
Li, Roblin, Liu, and Heller, from the Department of Otolaryngology and Program in Neuroscience, Harvard Medical School and Eaton-Peabody Laboratory, The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (MEEI), Boston, report the first confirmed generation of hair cells by stepwise differentiation from embryonic stem cells.