hot as hell


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hot as hell

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If it is as hot as hell, it is extremely hot. In the summer it's hot as hell. Note: You can also say that it is as hot as Hades. The tunnel was bone-cold at the top, and hot as Hades as you descended. Note: In Greek mythology, Hades is the place where the spirits of the dead live. However, this expression seems to use Hades as a euphemism for hell, as Hades is usually represented as a dark and gloomy place, rather than a fiery hot place.
See also: hell, hot