oo·​dles | \ ˈü-dᵊlz How to pronounce oodles (audio) \

Definition of oodles

: a great quantity : lot

Examples of oodles in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web However, many of us don’t have oodles of spare time or pristine nature spots within a short walking distance. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, 8 June 2022 Microsoft grabs oodles of high-value gaming intellectual property for its profitable subscription service. Jacob Carpenter, Fortune, 1 Feb. 2022 This gorgeous shrub produces oodles of impressive flowers from early summer to fall. Lauren Smith Mcdonough, House Beautiful, 25 May 2022 With oodles of features and plenty of play space for four kids, this inflatable water slide is an excellent value. Rachel Klein, Popular Mechanics, 20 May 2022 Another highlight is the aft deck, which spans the entire 47-foot beam and offers oodles of space for alfresco entertaining. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 28 Apr. 2022 There are oodles of milliners who specialize in the style of hat worn to the spring meet races, including Jenny Pfanenstiel and Christine A. Moore, both Featured Milliners for the 2022 Kentucky Derby. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, 11 Mar. 2022 Sterns, who was also a team captain and one of Texas’ most respected voices, projects as a mid-to-late round pick with upside and oodles of untapped potential. Nick Moyle, San Antonio Express-News, 28 Apr. 2021 If the piece looks familiar, that’s likely because a once-rival company, River North Dance Chicago (for which Zunker was artistic director for 11 years), performed this evergreen delight oodles of times since its creation in 1990. Lauren Warnecke, chicagotribune.com, 2 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of oodles

circa 1867, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for oodles

origin unknown

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17 Jun 2022

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“Oodles.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oodles. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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noun plural
oo·​dles | \ ˈü-dᵊlz How to pronounce oodles (audio) \

Kids Definition of oodles

: a great quantity

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