Definition of catch hell
chiefly US, informal + somewhat impolite
: 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
: to capture or seize especially after pursuit
: to take or entangle in or as if in a snare
: something caught
: the total quantity caught at one time
: the act, action, or fact of catching
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