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hellhound Syllabification: hell·hound
Pronunciation: /ˈhelˌhound/

Definition of hellhound in English:


A demon in the form of a dog.
Example sentences
  • Players will encounter hellhounds, werewolves, vampires, hobbits, ghosts, barbarians and demigorgons.
  • The council slowly and with much detail gave the barbarians information of the hellhound that the elves had accidentally summoned and what had befallen their tribe.
  • Constantly haunted by images of hellhounds, loneliness, and an unreasonable wanderlust, Johnson lived hand to mouth, playing at plantations, house parties and street corners.


Old English: originally referring especially to Cerberus, the watchdog of Hades in Greek mythology.

Words that rhyme with hellhound

greyhound • foxhound
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