HyperDic: heaps

English > 2 senses of the word heaps:
ADVERBallheapsvery much
NOUNquantityheaps, tons, dozens, lots, piles, scores, stacks, loads, rafts, slews, wads, oodles, gobs, scads, lashingsa large number or amount
heaps > pronunciation
Soundshhiy'ps
Rhymescreeps
English > heaps: 2 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA large number or amount.
Synonymstons, dozens, lots, piles, scores, stacks, loads, rafts, slews, wads, oodles, gobs, scads, lashings
Broaderlarge indefinite quantity, large indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
Spanishavalancha, barbaridad, bestialidad, burrada, cantidad, cúmulo, enormidad, fajo, gobs, lote, mogollón, montones, montón, muchos, multitud, pila, runfla, slews, tanda
Catalanapilament, apilotament, castell, cúmul, estiba, feix, gobs, manyoc, muntanya, munt, pila, pilot, quantitat, slews, tou
English > heaps: 2 senses > adverb 1
Meaningvery much.
Example"thanks heaps"
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression

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