one heck of a (something or someone)

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one heck of a (something or someone)

1. An exceptionally good, exciting, or interesting thing or person. Marty sure is one heck of a guy, always willing to lend his friends a hand! Two cars for the price of one? That's one heck of a deal!
2. An exceptionally bad or difficult thing, activity, or person. This is one heck of a math assignment—I can't understand the first thing about it! Boy, that is one heck of a haircut. You're going to go out in public like that?
See also: heck, of, one
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At any rate, there will be a healthy crosswind on the intermediate approach leg and a robust tailwind on the final approach course, sending you on one heckuva left downwind for 23.
Anyways, this is going to be one heckuva of Final Four battle.
In other words, we're undergoing one heckuva hot summer here
A serious light source makes one heckuva useful gift, and the Nightstick NSR-1514 is about as serious as it gets.
Stack that on top of today's news, and you've got yourself one heckuva reason to party.
"What I did have a small problem with was the fact that though the book is set in the post-WWII era, Jack is one heckuva forward thinking guy.
Throw in a good dose of family dysfunction and Chanse's charm as a private investigator, and you have one heckuva good read.
A Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookie Sandwich is one heckuva treat.
Hey, that was one heckuva deal you got on that new wave solder machine.
In addition to one heckuva workout, there are other rewards: splashes of Indian paintbrush, lupine, and poppy, and a commanding north view, where miles of white, foaming breakers marble the Pacific blue before surging onto a golden shore.
In our book, that makes this spiritual trek one heckuva great notion.
This whopping figure represents the involvement of one heckuva lot of time, effort, and expense.
in question is an Italian-born scientist who led one heckuva varied and interesting--not to say harried--life.
It also makes one heckuva convenient one-hand clamp in a pinch.
The ladies might want to change theirs to the Dodge muscle car of the same name, because theirs is one heckuva high octane offense.