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English definition of “helluva”

helluva

adjective, adverb     /ˈhel.ə.və/ (also hell of a) informal
extremely , or extremely big : It's a helluva nice place . We're going to have a helluva problem .Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions a helluva guy, woman, teacher, etc. a man, woman, teacher , etc. that you admire very muchAdmirable and admired
(Definition of helluva adjectiveadverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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