Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb Used as an intensive.
  • adjective Excellent; exceptional.

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  • adjective colloquial hell of a; extreme

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Alteration of hell of a.]

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Written form of a reduction of "Hell of a"

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