|1.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 27340|
|2.||[ noun ] (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent|
|Synonyms:||mass lot good_deal great_deal pile plenty heap sight mint deal whole_lot flock quite_a_little raft pot slew stack mickle mess spate wad tidy_sum whole_slew peck hatful batch|
: "a batch of letters" "a deal of trouble" "a lot of money" "he made a mint on the stock market" "it must have cost plenty"
|Related terms:||large_indefinite_quantity flood jam heap|