large indefinite quantity

noun
an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
Hypernyms: ↑indefinite quantity
Hyponyms:
chunk, ↑busload, ↑barrels, ↑batch, ↑deal, ↑flock, ↑good deal, ↑great deal, ↑hatful, ↑heap, ↑lot, ↑mass, ↑mess, ↑mickle, ↑mint, ↑mountain, ↑muckle, ↑passel, ↑peck, ↑pile, ↑plenty, ↑pot, ↑quite a little, ↑raft, ↑sight, ↑slew, ↑spate, ↑stack, ↑tidy sum, ↑wad, ↑battalion, ↑large number, ↑multitude, ↑plurality, ↑pack, ↑billyo, ↑billyoh, ↑billy-ho, ↑all get out, ↑boatload, ↑shipload, ↑carload, ↑infinitude, ↑maximum, ↑upper limit, ↑mile, ↑million, ↑billion, ↑trillion, ↑zillion, ↑jillion, ↑gazillion, ↑much, ↑myriad, ↑ocean, ↑sea, ↑ream, ↑small fortune, ↑tons, ↑dozens, ↑heaps, ↑lots, ↑piles, ↑scores, ↑stacks, ↑loads, ↑rafts, ↑slews, ↑wads, ↑oodles, ↑gobs, ↑scads, ↑lashings

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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