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English definition of “(as) ... as hell”

(as) ... as hell

used to emphasize a description of an unpleasant characteristic: She's really quite unpleasant about other people and she's as mean as hell.Intensifying expressions
(Definition of (as) ... as hell from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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