hell-raiser


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hell-rais·er

(hĕl′rā′zər)
n.
A rowdy, troublesome, or unruly person.

hell-raiser

n
someone who causes trouble

hell′-rais`er



n.
a person who behaves in a rowdy, riotous manner.
Translations

hell-raiser

[ˈhelreɪzəʳ] N he has a reputation as a hell-raisertiene fama de montar siempre la bronca
he is a real hell-raisersiempre monta la broncaes un broncas

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If you remember the days when Rod the Mod was better known for being a gravel-throated hell-raiser than an all-round family entertainer, then the idea of him having his own prime-time Christmas special may strike you as a little bit odd.
A widow pulled down my pants, held me upside down and rubbed an onion on my bum" Actor Benedict Cumberbatch on his most embarrassing moment "She was a macho, right-wing hell-raiser" Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell on Margaret Thatcher "I know she has had a new hairdo, a Gordon Brown smile and is saying lots of nice things about women, but her problem (apart from being married to the ghastly Balls) is that she has no real flair, is a swot, and dresses like a nun on holiday" Former Tory MP Jerry Hayes does not rate Yvette Cooper's chances of leading Labour
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