What in the Sam Hill?

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What in (the) Sam Hill? definition

  1. interrog.
    What has happened?; What? (An elaboration of what. Sam Hill is hell. Often with the force of an exclamation. See examples for variations.) : What in the Sam Hill do you think you are doing?
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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