• A German coin equivalent to half a pfennig, later used widely as a small coin in Central Europe and the German Empire.
  • A subdivision of the Czech, Slovakian and Czechoslovakian koruna. 100 hellers make up one koruna.
  • A noisy, rowdy, troublesome person; hellion.


  • Borrowed from German Heller. halier.
  • 1890–95, Americanism; short for hell-raiser

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