an awful lot of

Definition of an awful lot of

:a large amount of :much
  • You're making an awful lot of noise.
  • We don't have an awful lot of money/time.

Word by Word Definitions

awful play
  1. : extremely disagreeable or objectionable

  2. : exceedingly great

  3. : inspiring awe

  1. : very, extremely

lot play
  1. : an object used as a counter in determining a question by chance

  2. : the use of lots as a means of deciding something

  3. : the resulting choice

  1. : allot, apportion

  2. : to form or divide into lots

  1. : 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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