good many

a good many

A large amount. There were a good many people doing last minute shopping at the mall on Christmas Eve.
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(a) good many

quite a few. I have a good many kinfolk in Texas. Mary owns a good many acres of land.
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a good/great many

very many; a lot: A good many people think she’s right.There are a great many places in the world I’d like to visit.
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A good many give straight traditional loans while others only offer financing in exchange for equity in a project.
However, a good many of these lenders do charge higher interest rates and points than would be charged by a traditional banking source.