Definition of Hellhole

1. Noun. Any place of pain and turmoil. "When you're alone Christmas is the pits"

Exact synonyms: Hell, Hell On Earth, Inferno, Snake Pit, The Pits
Generic synonyms: Part, Region
Derivative terms: Infernal



Definition of Hellhole

1. Noun. (alternative form of hellhole) ¹

2. Noun. A place of intense hatred, misery, or turmoil. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hellhole

1. a horrible place [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hellhole

heller
helleri
helleries
helleris
hellers
hellery
hellfire
hellfires
hellgramite
hellgramites
hellgrammiate
hellgrammite
hellgrammites
hellhag
hellhags
hellhole (current term)
hellholes
hellhound
hellhounds
hellhouse
hellhouses
hellicat
hellicats
hellicograph
hellier
helliers
helling
hellion
hellions
hellish

Literary usage of Hellhole

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1. Adventure Guide to the Sierra Nevada by Wilbur H. Morrison (2000)
"Walk four miles down the trail to the hellhole Trail, which leads deep into the undiscovered backcountry. hellhole Reservoir is a difficult ..."

2. Within Prison Walls: Being a Narrative of Personal Experience During a Week by Thomas Mott Osborne (1914)
"... but I do know that the time he spent down in that hellhole, five days, was quite sufficient to account for j his mental condition when he came out. ..."

3. Retrospection, Political and Personal by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1912)
"... working for no earthly reward, working with other good men in this sometime hellhole of gold and gambling, working with Frederick Billings, ..."

4. American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and Interesting by John Davison Lawson, Robert Lorenzo Howard (1917)
"For, all the witnesses represent the plaintiff's establishment as a real hellhole, a very Devil of a place; and so does the Dream. ..."

5. A Very Public Offering: A Rebel's Story of Business Excess, Success, and by Stephan Paternot, Andrew Essex (2001)
"But we were still in our crappy little offices with our disastrous little server room, running in a little environment that was just a hellhole, ..."

6. Reports of Cases at Law, Argued and Determined in the Court of Appeals and by South Carolina Court of appeals, South Carolina Court of errors (1844)
"They found the negroes in hellhole Swamp, Charleston district, at the plantation, and in the possession, of Charles G. McCoy, who proved that they were ..."

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