Definitions For Heck

Etymology 1

Alteration of hell, possibly under influence of fuck.


{{en-interj}} (euphemistic) hell, hell. : What the heck are you doing?


Bulgarian: по дяволите! Finnish: hitto Maori: ata, taukahore Norwegian: helsike Portuguese: diacho Spanish: caray Swedish: Hälsingland


HECK (uncountable) (euphemistic) hell, hell. : You can go to heck as far as I'm concerned.


See under hell.

Derived terms

oh my heck


Finnish: hitto

Etymology 2

See hatch, , a half door.

Alternative forms



HECK (plural HECKs) The bolt or latch of a door. A rack for cattle to feed at. A door, especially one partly of latticework. : (Halliwell) A latticework contrivance for catching fish. (weaving) An apparatus for separating the threads of warps into sets, as they are wound upon the reel from the bobbins, in a warping machine. A bend or winding of a stream.

Derived terms

at heck and manger



Is Heck a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Heck is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Heck in a Sentence

  • It looks like heck in that boy's bedroom

Antonyms for Heck

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