a good few

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of a good few

chiefly British, informal
:fairly many
  • Not all our students go on to university, but a good few of them do.

Word by Word Definitions

good play
  1. : of a favorable character or tendency

  2. : bountiful, fertile

  3. : handsome, attractive

  1. : something that is good

  2. : something conforming to the moral order of the universe

  3. : praiseworthy character : goodness

  1. : well

  2. used as an intensive

few play
  1. : not many persons or things

  1. : consisting of or amounting to only a small number

  2. : at least some but indeterminately small in number

  1. : a small number of units or individuals

  2. : a special limited number


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