Definition of hellhole
: a place of extreme misery or squalor
Examples of hellhole in a Sentence
The factory is a hellhole.
his first apartment was a hellhole in an unsafe neighborhood
Recent Examples of hellhole from the Web
The game cemented the aesthetic of an emerging franchise—a decaying post-industrial hellhole where not even blood was brightly colored—and the design template for a nascent platform.
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First Known Use of hellhole
HELLHOLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hellhole for English Language Learners
: a very dirty or unpleasant place
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