What does the word hellish mean?

    Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Of or like hell; diabolical.

Usage examples for hellish

  1. If you had killed her your crime would have been far less hellish than the one you ask me to commit. – The Story of a Doctor's Telephone--Told by His Wife by Ellen M. Firebaugh
  2. I am thirsty who have touched nothing since last night, and have fought hard and been carried far, yes- and lived through that hellish storm. – Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard
  3. Instead of talking like a body would think they'd talk after all those letters and things, why, they turn and fling abuse at me- and now- now they've gone and done this hellish thing! – The Boss of Little Arcady by Harry Leon Wilson