hell–raiser

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noun hell–rais·er \ˈhel-ˌrā-zər\

Definition of hell–raiser

  1. :  one given to wild, boisterous, or intemperate behavior

hell–raising

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1914

First Known Use of hell–raiser

1914


HELL–RAISER Defined for English Language Learners

hell–raiser

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noun hell–rais·er \ˈhel-ˌrā-zər\

Definition of hell–raiser for English Language Learners

  • : a person who behaves badly or causes trouble for others


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