But I feel young, and I want to dance like a—like a hellion?
One spur for a log and one for any hellion who should get in the way of an honest drive!
She was some hellion, there on the top of the world, clawing and scratching tooth and nail—a regular she cat.
"I'm a hustler on a dicker, and a hellion on junk," snapped the boss.
I've been sivinteen years living down a reputation as a hellion.
A woman boss is bad enough, but a hellion is wu's,' was Jeff's statement.
1846, American English, altered (by association with Hell) from Scottish/northern England dialectal hallion "worthless fellow, scamp" (1786), of unknown origin.