- very; extremely: Those pictures were hella good.
- great in number, measure, or degree; many; much: We all ate hella cake last night.
Origin of hella
First recorded in 1980–85; probably shortening of helluva
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Examples from the Web for hella
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I am so unhappy; Hella consoles me as much as she can, but even she can't understand.
Of course Hella told the lieutenant that she was a colonel's daughter.
No, I never should have thought that Hella would prove to have been right in that matter.
Hella agrees, and we are really connoisseurs in the matter of sweets.
If Hella had not been absent to-day because of — —, she might have been able to whisper it to me.