HyperDic: large_indefinite_quantity

English > 1 sense of the expression large indefinite quantity:
NOUNquantitylarge indefinite quantity, large indefinite amountan indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
English > large indefinite quantity: 1 sense > noun 1, quantity
MeaningAn indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude.
Synonymlarge indefinite amount
NarrowerbarrelsThe amount that many barrels might hold
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(often followed by 'of') a large number or amount or extent
battalion, large number, multitude, plurality, packA large indefinite number
billyo, billyoh, billy-ho, all get outAn unimaginably large amount
boatload, shipload, carloadThe amount of cargo that can be held by a boat or ship or a freight car
busloadThe quantity of cargo or the number of passengers that a bus can carry
chunkA substantial amount
infinitudeAn infinite quantity
maximum, upper limitThe largest possible quantity
mileA large distance
million, billion, trillion, zillion, jillion, gazillion, bazillionA very large indefinite number (usually hyperbole)
muchA great amount or extent
myriadA large indefinite number
ocean, seaAnything apparently limitless in quantity or volume
reamA large quantity of written matter
small fortuneA large sum of money
tons, dozens, heaps, lots, piles, scores, stacks, loads, rafts, slews, wads, oodles, gobs, scads, lashingsA large number or amount
Broaderindefinite quantityAn estimated quantity

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