great/good many

idiom

: very many
A great/good many people did not survive.

Examples of great/good many in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The exhibit at Temple Beth El is concerned less with villains or heroes than with the great many who fell somewhere in between. Rick Rojas, New York Times, 9 May 2024 There are a great many boring tasks beyond the scope of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) but well within the capability of AI. David G.w. Birch, Forbes, 17 Feb. 2024 The ACDSee Interface ACDSee has a good many buttons, menus, modes, panels, and toolbars, all of which can be overwhelming. PCMAG, 26 Mar. 2024 During the winter there’s a good many soups and stews eaten, and a warm yeast roll alongside makes that meal special. Rita Nader Heikenfeld, The Enquirer, 19 Jan. 2024 His father, Kurt Wolff, was a famed publisher who worked with Kafka, Jung and a great many others. Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times, 18 Mar. 2024 Incidentally, the Apple television also never saw the light of day, at least as an actual TV, despite creating a great many headlines. Alistair Charlton, Forbes, 28 Feb. 2024 He’s been really rich for a long time and has succeeded in living like a really rich person even through the bankruptcy of six of his enterprises, lawsuits nearly too numerous to count, and a great many unpaid bills to people who made the mistake of working for him. Dan McLaughlin, National Review, 27 Feb. 2024 There might be a great many creative epithets used to denigrate Asian people, as I was reminded about recently when watching the 2008 film Gran Torino, in which Clint Eastwood plays a cantankerous old man who owns a thesaurus full of them—but the directness of chink feels among the worst. Jeremy Gordon, The Atlantic, 26 Feb. 2024

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'great/good many.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near great/good many

Cite this Entry

“Great/good many.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/great%2Fgood%20many. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!