from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Intensifier, signifies an abundance of a thing; much or many.
- adj. a lot; or, a hell of a lot.
- adv. Intensifier (modifies verbs); to a large extent; totally; very much.
- adv. Intensifier (modifies adjectives); to a large degree; extremely; exceedingly.
- interj. For sure; totally; hell yeah; used as a strong affirmation of something that was just said, accomplished, or revealed.
- Hell have.
I will trade in fog for sun, espresso for straight black organic coffee slush, and I will make every best effort to drop the word hella every other sentence.
Connoisseurs of slang won't be shocked that Northern Californians text "hella" a lot an expression of enthusiasm.
With San Franciscans who have a distaste for the notorious Los Angeles traffic jams and Angelinos who shiver just thinking about fog, the rivalry between the two regions becomes comedic with a "hella" here and a "like" there.
If UC Davis student Austin Sendek has his way, the word "hella" will get its due -- in science.
At Google, software engineers, who are accustomed to planting "Easter eggs" -- hidden delights -- in their programs, got wind of "hella" through one of Sendek's friends and installed it in the service's calculator.
Sendek, 20, has petitioned the Consultative Committee on Units (a subdivision of the Bureau International des Poids et Mesures) to use "hella" to describe the rarely cited quantity of 10 to the 27th power.
Or maybe, the adult who doesn't know what "hella" means gets hopelessly ragged on.
XxDreamofYouXx: ya never know cavemanxoxo: and i'll call myself Hella Mella from Vegas where we say "hella"
I am clearly defining my use of "hella" as sarcastic, and ironic, for the tiny-brained.
For another thing, he says "hella" just waaaaaaayyy too much.