Meaning of “hellfire” in the English Dictionary

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"hellfire" in British English

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hellfirenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈhel.faɪər/ us /ˈhel.faɪr/

the punishment that some religious people believe bad people will suffer after they die:

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