What is another word for hellhound?

Pronunciation: [hˈɛlha͡ʊnd] (IPA)

Hellhound is a mythical creature that is often described as a monstrous dog or wolf. Synonyms for this ferocious beast include Cerberus, the three-headed dog that guards the gates of the underworld in Greek mythology, and Garmr, the giant hound that guards the gates of Hel in Norse mythology. Other synonyms for hellhound include Black Shuck, a ghostly black dog from English folklore, Barghest, a monstrous dog from northern England and Scotland, and Cù Sìth, a faerie dog from Scottish and Irish mythology. Regardless of the name, these creatures are thought to be harbingers of death and destruction, bringing terror to those who cross their path.

What are the hypernyms for Hellhound?

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What are the hyponyms for Hellhound?

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Usage examples for Hellhound

"I think so, you hellhound.
"Brand Blotters"
William MacLeod Raine
"Only that he brought you here, the hellhound, and that Pasquale-" He stopped, his sentence unfinished.
"Steve Yeager"
William MacLeod Raine

Famous quotes with Hellhound

  • Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them.
    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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