hell-raiser

noun hell-rais·er \ ˈhel-ˌrā-zər \

Definition of hell-raiser

: one given to wild, boisterous, or intemperate behavior

hell-raising

play \ˈhel-ˌrā-ziŋ\ noun or adjective

First Known Use of hell-raiser

1882

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HELL-RAISER Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of hell-raiser for English Language Learners

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


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