Definition of Hellhound

1. Noun. A very evil man.


2. Noun. (Greek mythology) the three-headed dog guarding the entrance to Hades; son of Typhon.
Exact synonyms: Cerberus
Category relationships: Greek Mythology
Generic synonyms: Mythical Creature, Mythical Monster

Definition of Hellhound

1. n. A dog of hell; an agent of hell.

Definition of Hellhound

1. Noun. (mythology) A demonic dog of Hell, typically of unnaturally large size, strength or speed, black fur, glowing eyes, and ghostly or phantom characteristics. ¹

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Definition of Hellhound

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hellhound

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hellhound (current term)
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Literary usage of Hellhound

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1. The Life of Ludwig Van Beethoven by Alexander Wheelock Thayer (1921)
"The hellhound in L. can wait and meanwhile entertain himself with ... The Leipsic "hellhound" thus consigned to Belzebub was, of course, Peters. ..."

2. Thomas Carlyle: A History of His Life in London, 1834-1881 by James Anthony Froude (1884)
"Money (he notes) does not weigh excessively much with me now that I have wherewithal to go on unbated by the hellhound idea of beggary. ..."

3. Horse-shoe Robinson: A Tale of the Tory Ascendency by John Pendleton Kennedy (1854)
"... hellhound ! And you, you coarse-throated devil, Beauty," he said as be kicked his dog, that had contributed to the chorus with a ..."

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