— hell! excl.
used to negate the previous sentence or phrase; esp. in a rhetorical question, implying the answer no, in a variety of excls., including those listed below; also used with different personal pronouns.
an excl. implying resignation, acceptance.
implying negation, e.g. Did I steal that car, did I hell!; similarly will I hell! = no, I certainly won’t!
[20C+] an excl. of absolute rebuttal, i.e. the hell I will! no I certainly won’t/don’t!
[20C+] a general phr. of aggressive dismissal, countering or negating the previous statement.