hella

[ hel-uh ]
/ ˈhɛl ə /
Slang.
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adverb

very; extremely: Those pictures were hella good.

adjective

great in number, measure, or degree; many; much: We all ate hella cake last night.

Nearby words

  1. hell-bent,
  2. hell-bent for leather,
  3. hell-fired,
  4. hell-for-leather,
  5. hell-raiser,
  6. hellacious,
  7. helladic,
  8. hellas,
  9. hellbender,
  10. hellbent

Origin of hella

First recorded in 1980–85; probably shortening of helluva

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