Meaning of hella in English:

hella

Pronunciation /ˈhɛlə/

adverb

informal US as submodifier
  • Extremely (used for emphasis)

    • ‘I was hella mad’

determiner

informal US
  • A large amount or number of.

    • ‘those songs don't get hella airplay’
    • ‘there would be hella people in the streets’

Origin

1980s probably from helluva or hellacious.