adjective, adverb Pronunciation spelling.
hell of a. Compare heck1 ( def 2 ).


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helluva (ˈhɛləvə)
adv, —adj
1.  (intensifier): a helluva difficult job; he's a helluva guy
2.  (South African) (intensifier): it's helluva tough out here

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Example sentences
Because it saves them having to build new power plants which cost a helluva lot of money.
It became, suddenly, outstandingly worthwhile to earn one helluva lot of money.
It is a helluva game fish, fun to catch and beautiful to look at.
They created a helluva lot of value and a helluva a lot of jobs.
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