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hella (2)

(suffixation) said to say that something is really cool =It is used mostly in Northern California, but not Southern California. It can be said in front of almost any word to show that it is More…

hella (3)

really, very =“I wish the airport wasn’t so hella far away!” Etymology : A slang intensifier word associated with North California and the Pacific Northwest of the United States. It is a More…

hella (4)

(compounding) An adjective used to amplify another adjective almost always with positive connotations. Metaphorically, it appears to quantify an adjective as in saying that something has a More…

Hella (7)

(Adjective) Very or extremely =I’m sorry, that's hella annoying. Etymology : This word was formed by compounding hell+of+a into hella.This word is typically used by people from More…

hella (8)

"very" or "really" - modifier that makes the word that follows much more extreme =The word usually precedes another term, making the word that follows much more More…

Hella (9)

Very, Really (used for exaggeration and intensification) =Most likely became prominent through phonetical convenience to the speaker. “Hell of” became a contraction after repeated use of More…

Hella(2)

(clipping) Used as an intensifier much like “really” or “very.” =While its root is clearly from the word “hell”, it is not obvious where the suffix -a came from. Perhaps it is a clipping More…

hella(2)

intensifier, describing something as being extreme in some regard =Clipped from the non standard spelling "helluva," which came from "hell of a," hella is used More…

Hella(4)

As an intensifying adjective; very, really. =‘Hella’ is a term originating from the Bay Area in Northern California. It is used as a shortened version of the phrase, ‘hell of a’. Like the More…

Hella(5)

(adjective) Word used in place of “really” or “a lot of”. This is an extremely popular slang term in Southern California, but is almost exclusively limited to people who live or have lived More…

Hella-Cool

(Blending) "Super duper cool” =It usually refers to something really cool. The limitation of the word cool, made the neologism appealing as it was a difference. It adds to teen’s More…

hella23

1) extremely or very much (used to intensify preceding state of being). 2) A large quantity of something (usually something good), very many. 3) used as interjection similar to “hollah” More…

hellahot

Extremely high temperature. Apparently “hella” may be synonymous for really or very. However, it could possibly be short for hell of a lot. In this context, the term means very More…

Hellas

(noun) Used to describe a long time frame =Mostly heard used among Californians when trying to explain the length of time in which an event took place. Etymology : adding to the already More…

hellseeking

searching for a job =verb Etymology : in a struggling economy seeking a job is hard and many do not want to work or find difficulty getting work hence hellseeking =Job Fair

hellway

A corridor that invokes fear in an individual apparent meaning:a particularly hellish hallway =Are you gonna haunt the old hellways of SCA Etymology : New word by blending; formed from More…

Helpie

(noun) a selfie taken when helping people. =The Houston Food Bank requests its volunteers to only take selfies if they are going to be posting them with the “helpie” hashtag. This word is More…

hemonc

A joint hematology and oncology doctor’s office =work upstairs in hemonc. Etymology : Blend of the words hematology and oncology =Seen in a joint hematology and oncology More…

hench

To act as someone's henchman. =You can 'hench' for someone, or refer to the profession of being a henchman as 'henching'. Etymology : Comes from the shortening More…

Hermione effect

(noun) the phenomenon where smart and bookish girls are found wildly attractive overly seemingly “hotter” girls because of their intelligence. =Is applicable to situations where the girl in More…


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