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A mischievous, troublesome, or unruly person.

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


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


(ˈhɛl yən)

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
References in classic literature ?
What a silky smooth hellion she was; and so com- posed and serene, when the cords all down my legs were hurting in sympathy with that man's pain.
She was some hellion, there on the top of the world, clawing and scratching tooth and nail--a regular she cat.
Jawn, did ye ever see a straighter-nosed gang of hellions in the days of your life?
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In Eugene, Glover will be hosting two events: "Crispin Hellion Glover's Big Slide Show Part 2" tonight and "Crispin Hellion Glover's Big Slide Show Part 1" on Saturday.
Years later, after a car accident, the Hellion returns and vies for control of the young man.
By the time she was a teenager and her family had moved to Georgia, Ruckdeschel had grown into an alcohol-loving, road-kill eating, "hard-bodied hellion," who confounded the boys in high school.
Tickets for Crispin Hellion Glover's Big Slide Show, which is strictly for over-18s and will begin at 7pm and run until late, cost PS18 and are available from the cinema box office, by calling 0845 217 9909 or visiting www.
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One is the possibility of rebellion, the hellion who rejected his parent's religion because of its strictness," said David Roozen, director of the Hartford Institute for Religion Research at Hartford Seminary in Connecticut, which was originally founded to train Congregationalist ministers.
Author Will Self writes on the magazine's website: "Moss has aged and continues to age - not gracefully, for she's a suburban hellion from the outer limits of Cockneydom, but beguilingly.