heap of (something)

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heap of (something)

1. A pile of something. Who left this heap of dirty laundry in the middle of the hallway?
2. A lot of something. You'll be in a heap of trouble if Mom finds out that you snuck out of the house last night.
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(a) heap of (something)

a great deal of something. Tom's got a heap of money, but no one to spend it on. A teacher has to have a heap of patience as well as a lot of smarts.
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