several dozen

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of several dozen

: many : probably more than 36
  • She has published several dozen poems.

Word by Word Definitions

several play
  1. : separate or distinct from one another

  2. : individually owned or controlled : exclusive — compare common

  3. : of or relating separately to each individual involved

  1. : an indefinite number more than two and fewer than many

dozen play
  1. : a group of 12

  2. : an indefinitely large number

  3. : a ritualized word game that consists of exchanging insults usually about the members of the opponent's family


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