Is hell-bent a bad word?
New Member. hell-bent , means something like: obsessed fixed or something like bad, evil, nasty…??
What does the phrase hell-bent mean?
Definition of hell-bent
: stubbornly and often recklessly determined or intent hell-bent on winning.
Why do people say hell-bent?
Moving recklessly fast, as in Out the door she went, hell-bent for leather. Leather alludes to a horse’s saddle and to riding on horseback; this colloquial expression may be an American version of the earlier British army jargon hell for leather, first recorded in 1889. …