hell of a

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Definition of hell of a 

informal + somewhat impolite

1 used to make a statement more forceful It was one hell of a good fight.He is one hell of a nice guy.

2 : very good She's a hell of a player.

3 : very bad or difficult We've been having a hell of a time trying to finish on schedule. This is a hell of a mess we're in.

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