hellion

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hel·lion

 (hĕl′yən)
n.
A mischievous, troublesome, or unruly person.

[Probably alteration (influenced by hell) of dialectal hallion, worthless person.]

hellion

(ˈhɛljən)
n
informal US a rough or rowdy person, esp a child; troublemaker. Also called: heller
[C19: probably from dialect hallion rogue, of unknown origin]

hel•lion

(ˈhɛl yən)

n.
a disorderly, troublesome, rowdy, or mischievous person.
[1835–45, Amer.; hell + -ion, as in rapscallion]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hellion - 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