Hellaciously - definition of hellaciously by The Free Dictionary
hellacious (redirected from hellaciously)
1. Distasteful and repellent: hellacious smog.
2. Slang Extraordinary; remarkable: a hellacious catch of fish.
1. remarkable; horrifying
2. wonderful; excellent
[C20: from hell + -acious as in audacious]
hel•la•cious (hɛˈleɪ ʃəs)
1. remarkable; outstanding.
2. formidable, as in severity or difficulty: a hellacious thunderstorm.
(extracted from audacious
hellacious [heˈleɪʃəs] ADJ
) → infernal
(= terrible) fighting, car crash
→ höllisch (inf)
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