lion's share

noun

Definition of lion's share

:the largest portion
  • received the lion's share of the research money

Examples of lion's share in a Sentence

  1. She claimed the lion's share of the credit for the show's success.

  2. the lead actress deservedly got the lion's share of credit for the show's success

First Known Use of lion's share

1742

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LION'S SHARE Defined for English Language Learners

lion's share

noun

Definition of lion's share for English Language Learners

  • : the largest part of something



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