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hell-bent (adj.)

also hellbent, "recklessly determined," 1824, U.S., originally slang, from hell + bent (adj.).

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of hell-bent from WordNet

hell-bent (adj.)
recklessly determined;
hell-bent on winning
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