- (intensifier) In a manner that uses all of the strength, speed, or effort that a person can summon.
- You'd better run like hell!
- Used ironically to express the opposite of one's intentions
- Me do the washing up? Like hell I will!
- Bad or badly.
- You look like hell!
- It stank like hell down there.!
Using all strength, speed, effort that one can summon
Expressing the opposite of one's intentions
- bat out of hell
- like heck