a whole heap

a whole heap

1. noun A very large amount (of people or things); a whole lot. There are still a whole heap of issues plaguing the operating system that we need to figure out before it launches next month. Tom, there's a whole heap of angry customers downstairs who are demanding their money back. I've been examining these documents for over an hour, and there's still a whole heap to get through!
2. adverb To a very great degree or extent. The kids enjoyed the show a whole heap. We'd be able to get this done a whole heap faster if the boss wasn't constantly interrupting us. OK, break time is over! We've still got a whole heap more work to do.
See also: heap, whole

whole heap more

 and whole lot more
Rur. a great deal more. I think a whole heap more of Joe than I do of his brother. Don't quit now. There's a whole heap more work to be done.
See also: heap, more, whole