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1. A place of extreme wretchedness or squalor.
2. Obsolete The pit of hell.


an unpleasant or evil place



a place totally lacking in comfort or cleanliness.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hellhole - any place of pain and turmoilhellhole - any place of pain and turmoil; "the hell of battle"; "the inferno of the engine room"; "when you're alone Christmas is the pits";
region, part - the extended spatial location of something; "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space"


[ˈhelhəʊl] Ninfierno m
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DERWENTSIDE AC's Hellhole 10k multi-terrain race is also on Sunday (September 24) with a 10am start, plus a one-mile out-and-back fun run from 9.
Celebrity Big Brother is back and, having been in that hellhole myself, I'm weirdly a little bit jealous of the new contestants going in.
After another loss to the TNT KaTropa on Tuesday, the Gin Kings are now on the brink of elimination facing a 2-0 hellhole in their best-of-five semifinals series.
A MAN accused magistrates of sending him to a hellhole "full of spies and drug addicts" when they remanded him in an assault case.
BAREFOOTED Whitney stepping in dog sick, bullied Bex eating cat-litter truffles and Abi throwing up on a bloke in a nightclub making EastEnders an unwatchable hellhole.
And who would want to stand in that windy hellhole to watch motor sport.
The Last Leg Goes Down Under Channel 4, 10pm Adam Hills sets out to prove to Last Leg co-hosts Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker that Australia isn't the silly place they thought it was, but is in fact an unforgiving hellhole full of people who are hard as nails.
Derwentside Athletics Club promote their annual Hellhole 10km Multi Terrain event tomorrow with registration at the Louisa Sports Centre, Stanley (10am start).
He described him as a truly remarkable and fascinating man, telling the Radio Times that the soldiers were badly equipped: "They went to a hellhole with 50 rounds each and no radio, that's why they were killed," he said, explaining that the title of the drama refers not only to Reg Keys but to the Queen (shortened from the Latin "Regina").
The Left's Plan to Turn Our Country into a Third World Hellhole.