one hell of a (something or someone)

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one hell of a (something or someone)

1. An exceptionally good, exciting, or interesting thing or person. Marty sure is one hell of a guy, always willing to lend his friends a hand! Two cars for the price of one? That's one hell of a deal!
2. An exceptionally bad or difficult thing, activity, or person. This is one hell of a math assignment—I can't understand the first thing about it! Boy, that is one hell of a haircut. You're going to go out in public like that?
See also: hell, of, one
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They're a world-class team with an abundance of talent and it's going to be one helluva Test match.
It is set to be one helluva year for Skins star Kaya Scodelario, who is set to play Johnny Depp's love interest in the new Pirates Of the Caribbean movie.
It is one helluva gamble for Brendan Rodgers to bring Balotelli into a Liverpool squad filled with impressionable young players.
Whenever Becks is involved you have a hell of a chance because he's one helluva draw.
I'm not sure which dream profile Charlie fits into but I'm pretty sure he's having one helluva time separating the fact from the fiction as his first season as a Godolphin trainer continues on a magic carpet ride.
Ryan's efforts become more complicated than a mere murder investigation, and thereby hangs one helluva tale.
The tasting menu will include Chilled Applewood Smoked Shrimp, One Helluva Soup, Lamb Loin with Hudson Valley Fois Gras, Sweet Neck Farms Oyster Pan Roast and Confit of Duck Leg.
She's just one helluva horse," said trainer Peter Moody.
And she's in one helluva state, all the sinews in her neck sticking out.
Eighty trucks doing ten kilometres an hour on the main motorways causes one helluva traffic jam.
Me, the Mob and the Music: One Helluva Ride with Tommy James and the Shondells comes from a rock star who's compiled 24 gold singles and 9 platinum albums.
You can forget the credit crunch blues and leave the depressing news headlines behind for one helluva a night of top entertainment.
Mind you you, it will have to be one helluva bin to accommodate both their super-sized egos