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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From 10 yards, the American showed why McDonnell calls him one helluva Guy by finishing smartly.
He was just one helluva guy. He was also the road secretary.
He must have been one helluva guy in his previous life.
"When I said, `Yes sir,' he loaned me $20,000 because he felt any robber with the nerve to ask for a bank loan was one helluva guy!"
He didn't have to because Winans makes him out to be one helluva guy.