Definition of helluva in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˈhɛləvə/


A hell of a (representing a non-standard pronunciation): I’m in a helluva mess
More example sentences
  • The world is in a helluva mess and it is going to get worse before it gets better.
  • I've enjoyed many a beer with Alan and sure as hell look forward to enjoying a helluva lot more.
  • Your credibility gap on Iraq, he effectively told the president, is a helluva lot bigger than mine.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: hel|luva

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.