Definition of hellish
: of, resembling, or befitting hell; broadly : terrible
Examples of hellish in a sentence
We've been having hellish weather lately.
The battlefield was a hellish scene of death and destruction.
First Known Use of hellish
HELLISH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hellish for English Language Learners
: very bad, unpleasant, or shocking
HELLISH Defined for Kids
Definition of hellish for Students
: extremely bad <hellish violence>
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