hell-raiser

noun
hell-rais·​er | \ ˈhel-ˌrā-zər How to pronounce hell-raiser (audio) \

Definition of hell-raiser

: one given to wild, boisterous, or intemperate behavior

Other Words from hell-raiser

hell-raising \ ˈhel-​ˌrā-​ziŋ How to pronounce hell-raising (audio) \ noun or adjective

First Known Use of hell-raiser

1882, in the meaning defined above

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“Hell-raiser.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hell-raiser. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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hell-raiser

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How to pronounce hell-raiser (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of hell-raiser

informal + disapproving : a person who behaves badly or causes trouble for others

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