[hel-fahyuh rd] /ˈhɛlˈfaɪərd/
adjective, adverb, Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S.
a euphemism for damned attested from 1756. See hellfire.
[hel-fer-leth -er] /ˈhɛl fərˈlɛð ər/ Informal. adjective 1. characterized by reckless determination or breakneck speed: The sheriff led the posse in a hell-for-leather chase. adverb 2. in a hell-for-leather manner; hellbent: motorcycles roaring hell-for-leather down the turnpike. adverb Rapidly and energetically; all-out, flat out: Frank and Pat had gone hell-for-leather over this territory [1889+; origin […]
noun 1. a narrow channel in the East River, in New York City.
[hel-gruh-mahyt] /ˈhɛl grəˌmaɪt/ noun 1. the aquatic larva of a dobsonfly, used as bait in fishing. /ˈhɛlɡrəˌmaɪt/ noun 1. (US) the larva of the dobsonfly, about 10 cm long with biting mouthparts: used as bait for bass Also called dobson
[hel-hound] /ˈhɛlˌhaʊnd/ noun 1. a mythical watchdog of hell. 2. a fiendish person. /ˈhɛlˌhaʊnd/ noun 1. a hound of hell 2. a fiend n. also hell-hound, “wicked person;” also “Cerberus,” Old English hellehund; see hell + hound.