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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And, with home advantage, Lee Johnson's Robins are determined to put up one helluva fight.
With a name like Ramone, you know you're in for one helluva night in the Limelight - and it's tonight
A minor incident" - London Zoo's description of the drama over the escape of a 29-stone gorilla, the locking away of visitors for their own safety, and the arrival of armed police officers to deal with "My life has been one helluva rollercoaster ride and it's still lumbering on" - Sir Elton John, who is writing his memoirs.
Well, it's going to be one helluva exciting time," he replied.
It became one helluva journey - a fantastic journey - that we enjoyed together.
They're a world-class team with an abundance of talent and it's going to be one helluva Test match.
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.
Back on board, the boys called him frogman, Frank, one helluva fool
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.
That is why the S60 is so much more daring than previous models - one has to agree, the S60 is one helluva looker.
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.