come hell or high water
[hel-rey-zer] /ˈhɛlˌreɪ zər/ noun, Informal. 1. a person who behaves in a rowdy, riotous manner, especially habitually. n. 1914 (to raise hell is from 1896), from hell + agent noun from raise (v.). noun
- Hell to pay
noun phrase A very large fuss with dangerous implications; violent repercussions: Hell to pay, in other words, for anyone who was unyielding (1901+) Great trouble, as in If we’re wrong there’ll be hell to pay. [ c. 1800 ]
[hel-uh-vuh] /ˈhɛl ə və/ adjective, adverb, Pronunciation Spelling. 1. hell of a (used as an intensifier): We had a helluva time getting through the heavy traffic. She’s a helluva good player! /ˈhɛləvə/ adverb, adjective (informal) 1. (intensifier): a helluva difficult job, he’s a helluva guy 2. (South African) (intensifier): it’s helluva tough out here adj. […]
noun 1. the week of hazing before initiation into a college fraternity or sorority.