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Holy terror

noun phrase

A troublesome, energetic, and aggressive person: He’s a holy terror around the house (1887+)
An exasperating individual, as in He was only five, but he was a holy terror, running wild through the house and throwing whatever he could lay his hands on. The adjective holy here is an intensifier. [ Late 1800s ]


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