Hellish - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈhelɪʃ|  American pronunciation of the word hellish
Brit.  |ˈhɛlɪʃ|  British pronunciation of the word hellish

adjective

- (informal) very unpleasant(syn: beastly, god-awful)

hellish weather

- extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell(syn: demonic, diabolic, diabolical, fiendish, infernal, satanic, unholy)

hellish torture

Examples

We've been having hellish weather lately.

The battlefield was a hellish scene of death and destruction.

We heard hellish noises.

I've had a hellish day at work.

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