Learner's definition of HECK
— used as a more polite form of hell
Oh, heck, I forgot my keys.
“Did you give her any money?” “Heck, no!”
They were mad as heck.
I decided to go just for the heck of it.
It was one heck of a good fight.
Where in (the) heck did I put my keys?
My back hurts like heck.
Let's get the heck out of here.
What the heck was that?
What the heck, let's try it.