Definition of Hell's kitchen

1. Noun. A district in Manhattan formerly noted for its slums and vice.

Exact synonyms: Hell's Half Acre
Generic synonyms: City District
Group relationships: Manhattan



Definition of Hell's kitchen

1. Noun. Any neighborhood with a reputation for poverty and a large amount of crime. ¹

2. Noun. A neighborhood in New York City (also known as Clinton), that was historically known for poor living conditions. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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1. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"1 The names are sufficiently suggestive— Hell.s kitchen gang, stable gang, dead men, floaters, rock, pay, hock gang, the soup-house gang, plug uglies, ..."

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