like hell

Definition of like hell

informal + impolite

  1. 1 :  very much My back hurts like hell.

  2. 2 :  with a lot of energy and speed We've been working like hell since morning.

  3. 3 :  very bad This place looks like hell.

  4. 4 —used to say in an angry and forceful way that one will not do something, does not agree, etc. “It's your fault!” “Like hell it is!”

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a nether world in which the dead continue to exist :  hades

    :  error, sin

    :  a place or state of misery, torment, or wickedness

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a brief usually trivial fact

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