Definition of Holy terror

1. Noun. A very troublesome child.

Exact synonyms: Brat, Little Terror, Terror
Generic synonyms: Imp, Monkey, Rapscallion, Rascal, Scalawag, Scallywag, Scamp
Derivative terms: Bratty

Lexicographical Neighbors of Holy Terror

holy hour
holy kamoley
holy kamoly
holy mackerel
holy man
holy moley
holy moly
holy of holies
holy oil
holy order
holy orders
holy person
holy place
holy smoke
holy terror (current term)
holy thistle
holy war
holy wars
holy water
holy water sprinkler
holy waters

Literary usage of Holy terror

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Mining Reports: A Series Containing the Cases on the Law of Mines Found by Robert Stewart Morrison, Emilio Dominguez De Soto (1904)
"1 in 1893 or 1894, and no contractual relation existed between them in regard to such claim when the holy terror lode claim was located. ..."

2. Notes on the California Reports: Showing the Present Value as Authority of by Charles Theodore Boone, Charles Lawrence Thompson (1906)
"holy terror Min. Co., 14 S. Dak. 371, after appeal has been perfected and original record transmitted to the supreme court, trial judge cannot amend bill of ..."

3. The Black Hills, Or, The Last Hunting Ground of the Dakotahs: A Complete by Annie D. Tallent (1899)
"This company operated the mill with more or less continuity until the property was bonded by the holy terror Gold Mining Co. in the fall of 1897. ..."

4. The Black Hills Souvenir: A Pictorial and Historic Description of the Black by John I. Sanford (1902)
"... holy terror MINE. The most widely known mine in the Southern Hills, noted for its exceedingly rich ore. The President, Mr. RB Hughs, ..."

5. Mines and Mining in the Black Hills (1901)
"holy terror MINE.—Ths principal mining company at work in the Keystone ... The ore in the holy terror is partly free-milling, there being a large per cent ..."

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