as hell

idiom

informal + somewhat impolite
used to make a statement more forceful
They were mad as hell.
We've been working as hard as hell to finish on schedule.
"Can you finish on schedule?" "We'll sure as hell try."

Examples of as hell in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some bits and bobs on this point: ➽ 2024 is going to be newsy as hell for a simple reason: elections. Vulture, 25 Jan. 2024 Lizzo is feeling good as hell after the 75th annual Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards. Sadie Bell, Peoplemag, 8 Jan. 2024 Macchiarini himself flits effortlessly through each timeline, cool, confident, and charming as hell. Vulture, 21 Dec. 2023 That dimension is that noodling is fun as hell, and challenging. Natalie Krebs, Outdoor Life, 15 Nov. 2023 Photograph by Gilbert Flores / Getty There is so much to do in New York City around the holidays, and much of it is cheesy as hell. The New Yorker, 8 Dec. 2023 Two years later, Godzilla rears its head again from the ocean depths off Japan, mad as hell. Katie Walsh, Los Angeles Times, 1 Dec. 2023 Sofia Vergara—Colombian actor, hot as hell—modeled three bodysuits in an Instagram post and asked her followers to pick their favorite color. Kathleen Walsh, Glamour, 26 Oct. 2023 Early graffiti writers who worked inside trains and stations sure as hell weren’t using markers of the kind that currently reside in our pen and pencil drawers at home. Jonathan Rowe, SPIN, 31 Oct. 2023 See More

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“As hell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/as%20hell. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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