a pile(redirected from a pile of something)
1. informal A large accumulation (of something). A: "You coming to the party tomorrow?" B: "No, I've got a pile of homework to do this weekend." They have already put a pile of money into this project. I doubt they'd be willing to increase the budget any further. I brought a pile of snacks for the trip, so feel free to take anything you want.
2. informal A large sum of money. He made a pile investing in the stock market. Whoa, a fancy car like that costs a pile—she must be loaded. We had to sink a pile into this house to transform it from a dated mess.
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n. a large amount of money. That old lady has a pile stashed in the bank.
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