Hellion meaning

hĕl'yən
A mischievous, troublesome, or unruly person.
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A person fond of deviltry; mischievous troublemaker; rascal.
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An unruly, rowdy or mischievous person.
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An evil person.
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The larva of the dobsonfly.
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Cursed, ill-fated.
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Origin of hellion

  • Probably alteration (influenced by hell) of dialectal hallion worthless person
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From northern English/Scottish dialectical hallion (“scamp, worthless fellow”), of Unknown origin.
    From Wiktionary