Definition of an awful lotinformal
- They lost an awful lot of money.
- She does an awful lot of talking.
- I like him an awful lot.
: extremely disagreeable or objectionable
: exceedingly great
: inspiring awe
: very, extremely
: an object used as a counter in determining a question by chance
: the use of lots as a means of deciding something
: the resulting choice
: allot, apportion
: to form or divide into lots
: a nephew of Abraham who according to the account in Genesis escaped from the doomed city of Sodom with his wife who turned into a pillar of salt when she looked back
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