the hell

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the hell

informal + impolite
1 used to make a statement or question more forceful
  • Let's get the hell out of here.
  • (chiefly US) They moved way the hell up north.
  • What the hell is going on?
2 used to say in an angry and forceful way that one will not do something, does not agree, etc.
  • "It's your fault!" "The hell it is!"

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : the nether realm of the devil and the demons in which condemned people suffer everlasting punishment

  3. : error, sin


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