Definition of hell-fired in English:

hell-fired

adjective

informal
  • 1Of, characterized by, or suggestive of, hell-fire; fuelled by evil.

  • 2As an intensive: terrible, ‘damned’. Compare "all-fired [adverb]". Now rare (chiefly US in later use).

adverb

informal
  • As an intensive: very, extremely, ‘damned’.

Origin

Mid 17th century. From hell-fire + -ed. With use as adverb compare slightly later hell-fire.

Pronunciation

hell-fired

/ˈhɛlfʌɪəd/