hellcat


hell·cat

noun \-ˌkat\

Definition of HELLCAT

1
:  witch 2
2
:  a violently temperamental person; especially :  an ill-tempered woman

Examples of HELLCAT

  1. <one of the two spinster sisters is said to be a hellcat, and the other is as sweet as can be>

First Known Use of HELLCAT

circa 1605

Related to HELLCAT

Synonyms
beldam (or beldame), carline (or carlin) [chiefly Scottish], hag, crone, trot, witch

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