Helluv meaning

(slang, chiefly N CA) Intensifier, signifies an abundance of a thing; much or many.

Hey, if you guys get the munchies, there's helluv candy in the cupboard.

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(slang, chiefly N CA) Intensifier (modifies verbs); to a large extent; totally; very much.

Dude, I helluv want to go to the show with you, but I'm soooo grounded.

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(slang, chiefly N CA) Intensifier (modifies adjectives); to a large degree; extremely; exceedingly.

That new girl is helluv sexy.

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(slang, chiefly N CA) For sure; totally; hell yeah; used as a strong affirmation of something that was just said, accomplished, or revealed.

"Hey, you wanna come to the concert tonight?" "Oh, helluv!"

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(colloquial) Elision of "hell of".
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(colloquial) Elision of "the hell of".
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(colloquial) Elision of "hell have"
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Origin of helluv

  • Shortened form, or elision, of phrases like "hell of" or "hell have", approximating casual speech in writing.
    From Wiktionary
  • Altered from intensifier hella (originally Northern California slang). See also Hella (word).
    From Wiktionary