for the hell of it

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informal + somewhat impolite
: for the fun of doing something : without having a particular reason Just for the hell of it, I decided to go. He likes to start arguments for the hell of it.

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“For the hell of it.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/for%20the%20hell%20of%20it. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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