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.
[helm] /hɛlm/ noun 1. Nautical. 2. the place or post of control: A stern taskmaster was at the helm of the company. verb (used with object) 3. to steer; direct. [helm] /hɛlm/ noun 1. Also, heaume. Also called great helm. a medieval helmet, typically formed as a single cylindrical piece with a flat or raised […]
[hel-muh nd] /ˈhɛl mənd/ noun 1. a river in S Asia, flowing SW from E Afghanistan to a lake in E Iran. 650 miles (1045 km) long. /ˈhɛlmənd/ noun 1. a river in S Asia, rising in E Afghanistan and flowing generally southwest to a marshy lake, Hamun Helmand, on the border with Iran. Length: […]