no end of (something)

no end of (something)

A lot of something; a limitless amount of something. There was no end of laughter during the girls' sleepover last night.
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no end of something

an endless supply of something. Have some candy. I have no end of chocolate drops. I've had no end of trouble ever since I bought this car.
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no end

1. A large number, a great deal, as in He made no end of campaign promises. This expression sometimes is put as no end to or no end of, meaning "no limit to" or "an incalculable amount of," as in There is no end to the junk mail we get, or There are no end of books in this house. [c. 1600]
2. Immensely, exceedingly, as in This situation puzzles us no end. [c. 1900]
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no end

to a great extent; very much. informal
1984 James Kelman The Busconductor Hines McCulloch gives him a go at the wheel at certain remote terminuses at specific times of the late night and early morning and his confidence grows no end.
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no end of something

a vast number or amount of something. informal
1996 Frank McCourt Angela's Ashes If I could have Mrs Leibowitz and Minnie for mothers at the same time I'd have no end of soup and mashed potatoes.
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no ˈend

(spoken) very much: Your visit pleased her no end.
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no ˈend of

(spoken) a lot of: Making new friends has done him no end of good.We’ve had no end of offers of help.
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no end of something

n. an endless supply of something. I’ve had no end of trouble ever since I bought this car.
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no end

A great deal: She had no end of stories to tell. The news upset us no end.
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