what in the hell?

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What (in) the hell? definition

  1. interrog.
    What has happened?; What? : What the hell happened here?
  2. interrog.
    What does it matter? (Usually with the force of an exclamation.) : Don't be such a cheapskate. Get the nice one. What the hell!
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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