hell's teeth

hell's teeth

An exclamation of frustration, anger, or surprise. Oh, hell's teeth—the printer isn't working, and my paper is due in five minutes!
See also: teeth

Hell’s ˈteeth

(old-fashioned, British English, spoken) used to express anger or surprise: Hell’s teeth, look at the time! I’m going to be late for work!
See also: teeth
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Hell's teeth woman, they are all adults with kids of their own, and anyway they will be descending on the family pile en-masse for the Easter gettogether where large amounts of chocolate and vino mucho collapse will be consumed after a large turkey and copious amounts of chocolate cake and ice cream has been demolished.
"Hell's teeth. If Louis XIV had owned an Audi dealership, it would look exactly like this".
Shoulder barging and trolley crunching in the isles of the supermarket came as second nature - hell's teeth I am army trained - but today, 40 years on, overweight, myopic and going mutt and Jeff, it is a challenge just getting out of the car.
HELL'S TEETH Amanda took this amazing photograph off the coast of South Africa
Hell's teeth, we have a go at the club for not being ambitious so we cannot criticise when the manager talks of being a top-four club.
Hell's teeth; his saddle was stowed in the inn with his pack.
"When the police turned up on my door last night I thought 'hell's teeth, what's happening here?'."
And this shrieking, hideous beastie wants "to make love to you, love to you..." Hell's teeth! The low rumbling noise that followed was a million male stomachs churning.
Hell's teeth, there was even a nightmare report recently claiming that poncey coffee shops could be overtaking pubs as our favourite meeting places.
More than 20 robots are competing in the event, including Dantomkia, Chip, G-Man, Hell's Teeth, Thor, T-Bone, Ripper 3 and Daventry's own Kan-Opener.
"Tony, Tony, get in here fast!" "Hell's teeth woman, let's get out the car first."
'Hell's teeth, I've lost it!' He turned on Nick with a snarl.
Quinkins and cats purrliworls, hell's teeth and rhubarb are my favourites.
HELL'S teeth - will the little kitchen devil ever be able t o forgive me?