Definition of “the/a devil of a sth” - English Dictionary

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“the/a devil of a sth” in British English

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the/a devil of a sth


an extremely difficult or serious type of something:

a devil of a mess/problem
We had the devil of a job/time trying to find this place!

(Definition of “the/a devil of a sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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