hellion

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hellion a rowdy or mischievous person (usually a young man) "he chased the young hellions out of his yard"
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Usage

In literature:

The old hellion's not even going to let us in.
"The Foolish Virgin" by Thomas Dixon
Was it La Hire and his hellions?
"Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc" by Mark Twain
King's last impression was of earth's womb on fire and of hellions brewing wrath.
"King--of the Khyber Rifles" by Talbot Mundy
You must be a hellion.
"Wide Courses" by James Brendan Connolly
She's a hellion and you know it.
"Somewhere in Red Gap" by Harry Leon Wilson
You my witness what dis hellion's done to my fowls!
"A Woman Named Smith" by Marie Conway Oemler
I've been sivinteen years living down a reputation as a hellion.
"The Sheriff's Son" by William MacLeod Raine
If these places you speak of call for a stubborn hellion, then you've got the right party.
"David Lannarck, Midget" by George S. Harney
The Harvard hellions (it is his own term) were indefatigable, simian, pitiless.
"Gigolo" by Edna Ferber
After that Elam continued to be a Hellion around the Office, but in his private Quarters he was merely Otto, the Trained Seal.
"Ade's Fables" by George Ade
Old Master wasn't the only hellion neither.
"Slave Narratives, Oklahoma" by Various
One spur for a log and one for any hellion who should get in the way of an honest drive!
"Joan of Arc of the North Woods" by Holman Day
He's a hellion at scoutin'.
"A Virginia Scout" by Hugh Pendexter
I see one of you hellions got my foreman; he's layin' out there kickin' still.
"The Free Range" by Francis William Sullivan
Bet he'd be a hellion in a scrap.
"The Pathless Trail" by Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel
Manard, the old hellion, won't let me sleep.
"The Crimson Gardenia and Other Tales of Adventure" by Rex Beach
This young hellion walks inter sure death traps an' walks out ergin.
"When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry" by Charles Neville Buck
He fooled me, yes, for I didna know that he'd got word to these three hellions of his that the mine was here.
"The Snow-Burner" by Henry Oyen
Besides, you don't suppose, sir, those hellions would leave an oar where they could get it?
"Latitude 19 degree" by Mrs. Schuyler Crowninshield
This hellion of a wind is comin' away fair for a slant an' we've got to make the best of it!
"The Viking Blood" by Frederick William Wallace
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In news:

Crispin Hellion Glover presents his Big Slideshow at The Egyptian Theatre.
The options for summer concerts are endless, but Crispin Hellion Glover's Big Slide Show Part 1 and 2 has the potential to be a completely unique experience.
Jim Carrey embodies the scary possibility that at heart every human being is a sugar-crazed 6-year-old hellion gleefully wreaking havoc in Mommy and Daddy's fastidiously decorated living room.
YOU MUST MAKE GELATIN AS HELLION FRONTS AND VEGANS ARE AGAINST IT RAISE DEAD ON PLANET GELATIN.
Once a Hellion , Always a Hellion .
Screeching guitar and car-chase banjo open the remarkable Bloodshot debut from this 21-year-old Ohio hellion.
Happy Birthday Hellions – a look back.
Support the Hellions annual charity bout.
In 2006, Burnett 's Uncivilized Beasts & Shameless Hellions: Travels with an NPR Correspondent was published by Rodale Press.
Crispin Hellion Glover presents his Big Slideshow at The Egyptian Theatre.
Hellions Accepted to Women's Flat Track Derby Association.
Pops is an experienced off-road bike rider and, in the video above, little Malcolm gets the chance to take on the difficult Hellion track at Highland Mountain Bike Park in Northfield, New Hampshire.
Crispin Hellion Glovers Big Slideshow at The Egyptian Theatre.
Those hellions in Kings of Leon wanted to light it on fire, but Bruno Mars wants to ride "your sex" into Kingdom Come if he can.
The truth is America we are spoiling our children — but which cities are most guilty of raising brats and hellions.
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