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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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Put another way, Karol Musiol, rector of Jagiellonian University in Krakow, in nominating Heller for the Templeton, said his colleague has "brought to science a sense of transcendent mystery and to religion a view of the universe through the broadly open eyes of science.
Our brokers are our pipeline to new customers as well as the bond between us and existing customers, so we are very grateful for the work they do on behalf of Heller," said Jeff Milanaik, Heller president.
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Heller examines instances of transcendence in contemporary science.
It now receives some components from Heller Manufacturing in Brazil.
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.
Following those experiments, Heller simulated the electron flows with computers, producing images of rich, delicate branching patterns that go far beyond what can be seen in actual chips.
Whatever she can't pay when the probation ends, Animal Control could assert a civil judgment right to collect the money,'' Heller said.
This is a question that might occur when one confronts a descriptive bibliography of the works of Joseph Heller.
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.
Likewise the voyeuristic situations projected in earlier film and literature, such as Hans-Jurgen Syberberg's Our Hitler (1977) (in which, coincidentally, Andre Heller plays a leading role) or George Steiner's novel The Portage to San Cristobal of A.