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Noun: hell  hel
  1. Any place of pain and turmoil
    "the hell of battle";
    - hell on earth, hellhole, snake pit, the pits, inferno
  2. A cause of difficulty and suffering
    "war is hell";
    - blaze
  3. Noisy and unrestrained mischief
    - blaze
Noun: Hell  hel
  1. (religion) the world of the dead
    "No one goes to Hell with all his immense wealth";
    - Hades, infernal region, netherworld, Scheol, underworld
  2. (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment
    "Hell is paved with good intentions";
    - perdition, Inferno, infernal region, nether region, pit
Contraction: he'll  heel
  1. He will

Derived forms: hells

Type of: devilment, devilry, deviltry, fictitious place, imaginary place, mischief, mischief-making, mischievousness, mythical place, part, rascality, region, roguery, roguishness, shenanigan, trouble

Encyclopedia: Hell, California