so many

adjective

1
: constituting an unspecified number
can only read so many chapters each night
2
: constituting a group or pack
behaved like so many animals

Examples of so many in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1533, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of so many was in 1533

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“So many.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/so%20many. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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