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catch hell

Definition of catch hell

chiefly US informal + somewhat impolite

  1. :  to be yelled at or criticized in a very angry and severe way <She caught hell (from her boss) for coming in late.>



Word by Word Definitions

catchplay
  1. :  to capture or seize especially after pursuit

    :  to take or entangle in or as if in a snare

    :  deceive

  1. :  something caught

    :  the total quantity caught at one time

    :  the act, action, or fact of catching

hellplay
  1. :  a nether world in which the dead continue to exist :  hades

    :  error, sin

    :  a place or state of misery, torment, or wickedness


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