Definition of hell's bells in US English:

hell's bells


  • An exclamation of annoyance or anger.

    • ‘Now it's… it's… hell's bells we don't even know what this bit sounds like but it's genius whatever it is.’
    • ‘This is not to say that I'm the most current human being on the face of the earth - hell's bells, I'm in my 70s.’
    • ‘No, I did not, but hell's bells, I'm glad it did!’
    • ‘Hell's bells, what a huge show this turned out to be.’
    • ‘But hell's bells, look at it again!’
    • ‘Well hell's bells, David certainly made that happen.’