Definition of Hell's Angel in English:

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Hell's Angel

Pronunciation: /ˌhelz ˈānjəl/


A member of any of a number of gangs (“chapters”) of male motorcycle enthusiasts, first formed in California in the 1950s and originally notorious for lawless behavior.
Example sentences
  • Jerry Garcia suggested that motorcycle gang the Hell's Angels would be the ideal security team for the show.
  • Four of the sentenced men belonged to the notorious Nomads branch of the Hell's Angels motorcycle gang.
  • He made his name 40 years ago by chronicling the notorious motorcycle gang, the Hell's Angels, and writing an excellent book about the motorcycle culture.

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Syllabification: Hell's An·gel

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