Definition of hallion in English:

hallion

noun

Northern Irish, Scottish
informal
  • A worthless or contemptible person.

    ‘I've never seen a worse-looking bunch of hallions’
    • ‘I've never seen a worse-looking bunch of hallions marching anywhere in my life.’
    • ‘Social media does provide a ready forum for the hashtag hallion sniping away from the coward's comfort of anonymity.’
    • ‘I'm sick sore and tired of the hallions slagging us off.’
    • ‘Fans enjoying a sup were unaware they were in the company of the two hallions they'd witnessed on stage earlier.’
    • ‘His update on big the transfer dealings has been rudely interrupted by a hallion in sunglasses and a black hoody.’

Origin

Late 18th century: origin uncertain.

Pronunciation

hallion

/ˈhaljən/