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English definition of “a (whole) heap of sth”

a (whole) heap of sth

informal
a lot of something: I've got a whole heap of work to do.Large in number or quantity
(Definition of a (whole) heap of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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