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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.
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]
no endto 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.
no ˈend(spoken) very much: Your visit pleased her no end.
A great deal: She had no end of stories to tell. The news upset us no end.