a heap of something

heaps of something or a heap of something
informal a lot of something

It's going to be heaps of fun.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • heap — heap1 [ hip ] noun count * 1. ) a large pile of something, especially a messy pile: a rubbish heap heap of: The bomb had reduced the building to a heap of rubble. be in a heap: His clothes were in a crumpled heap on the floor. in heaps: The… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • heap — [[t]hi͟ːp[/t]] heaps, heaping, heaped 1) N COUNT: oft N of n A heap of things is a pile of them, especially a pile arranged in a rather untidy way. ...a heap of bricks. ...a compost heap... He has dug up the tiles that cover the floor and left… …   English dictionary

  • heap (something) on something — heap (something) on (someone/something) to express a strong opinion about someone or something. Other leaders heaped praise on the president at the meeting. Usage notes: often heap scorn on someone or something to express a strong lack of respect …   New idioms dictionary

  • heap (something) on someone — heap (something) on (someone/something) to express a strong opinion about someone or something. Other leaders heaped praise on the president at the meeting. Usage notes: often heap scorn on someone or something to express a strong lack of respect …   New idioms dictionary

  • heap (something) on — (someone/something) to express a strong opinion about someone or something. Other leaders heaped praise on the president at the meeting. Usage notes: often heap scorn on someone or something to express a strong lack of respect: He heaped scorn on …   New idioms dictionary

  • heap scorn on something — heap/pour/scorn on someone/something/ phrase to criticize someone or something severely and in a way that shows you think they deserve no respect Both candidates have heaped scorn on the budget agreement. Thesaurus: to criticize stronglysynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • heap scorn on someone — heap/pour/scorn on someone/something/ phrase to criticize someone or something severely and in a way that shows you think they deserve no respect Both candidates have heaped scorn on the budget agreement. Thesaurus: to criticize stronglysynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • heap coals on someone's head — To do something nice or kind to someone who has been nasty to you. If someone felt bad because they forgot to get you a Christmas gift, for you to buy them a specially nice gift is heaping coals on their head. ( Heap coals of fire is also used.) …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Heap — something very old and dilapidated, especially a motor car …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • heap — /hip / (say heep) noun 1. an assemblage of things, lying one on another; a pile: a heap of stones. 2. (sometimes plural) Colloquial a great quantity or number; a multitude: a heap better; heaps further. 3. Colloquial something very old and… …   Australian English dictionary

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