(that's) a hell of a note

(that's) a hell of a note

Surprising news, typically that which is negative or bad. There's supposed to be a blizzard this weekend? Ugh, that's a hell of a note. She hung up on me! Well, that's a hell of a note!
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(a) hell of a note

Inf. a surprising or amazing piece of news. (Use caution with hell.) So you're just going to leave me like that? Well, that's a hell of a note! You forgot what I asked you to bring? That's a hell of a note.
See also: hell, note, of
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

hell of a note

n. a surprising or amazing piece of news. (Use caution with hell.) You forgot it. That’s a hell of a note.
See also: hell, note, of
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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