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heck

 (hĕk)
interj.
Used as a mild oath.
n. Slang
1. An outstanding or noteworthy example: She has a heck of a lot of money.
2. Used as an intensive: What the heck is going on?

[Alteration of hell.]

heck

(hɛk)
interj
a mild exclamation of surprise, irritation, etc
[C19: euphemistic for hell]

heck

(hɛk)
n
(Angling) dialect Northern English a frame for obstructing the passage of fish in a river
[C14: variant of hatch2]

heck

(hɛk)

n., interj.
(used as a mild expression of annoyance, rejection, disgust, etc., or as an intensive): What the heck do you care? a heck of a good speech.
[1850–55; euphemistic alter. of hell]
Translations
سَيِّء: كلمة للتَّعبير عن الإنزِعاج
zatraceně
fandeni alverdenpokkers
hitto
fene
sasodits
do frasado pekla
Allah kahretsinlânet olsun

heck

[hek]
A. EXCL¡jo! (Sp) , ¡la pucha! (LAm)
B. N a heck of a lotun montón
I'm in one heck of a messestoy metido en un lío de narices
what the heck is he doing?¿qué narices está haciendo?
what the heck did he mean?¿qué narices quiso decir?
what the heck!¡qué narices!

heck

[ˈhɛk]
excl
oh heck! → oh zut!
n (= devil) why the heck ... ? → pourquoi diable ... ?
what the heck! (= who cares) → et puis zut!
a heck of a lot of [+ money] → une sacrée quantité de; [+ problems] → une sacrée nombre de
He has done a heck of a lot for us → Il a vraiment beaucoup fait pour nous.

heck

interj (inf) oh heck!zum Kuckuck! (inf); ah, what the heck!ach, was solls! (inf); what the heck do you mean?was zum Kuckuck soll das heißen? (inf); I’ve a heck of a lot to doich habe irrsinnig viel zu tun (inf); I’m in one heck of a messich stecke bis zum Hals im Schlamassel (inf)

heck

[hɛk] (fam)
1. excl oh heck!oh cavolo!
2. n a heck of a lot ofun casino di

heck

(hek) interjection
(informal) used to express mild annoyance or to emphasize something. Where the heck is she?; It was a heck of a good game.
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