Meaning of “hell of a” in the English Dictionary

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"hell of a" in British English

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hell of a

also helluva informal

C2 extremely, or extremely big:

It's a/one hell of a big decision to take.
The house was in a/one hell of a mess.

(Definition of “hell of a” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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