Definition of Sam Hill in English:

Sam Hill

Syllabification: Sam Hill
Pronunciation: /ˌsam ˈhil


North American informal
Used in exclamations as a euphemism for “hell”: what in Sam Hill is that smell?
More example sentences
  • He has an obligation to be concerned, and fans have a right to ask, "What in Sam Hill is going on here?"


mid 19th century: of unknown origin.

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