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A LOT appears in the following tongue twister:

  • A cunning young canner from Canning
    Once observed to his granny,
    "A canner can can
    a lot of things gran,
    But a canner can't can a can, can he?"

A LOT appears in many palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • To lay a pig, I pay a lot.
  • To last, Carter retracts a lot.
  • To lasso bees, I see Boss a lot.
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Definition of the adverb a lot

What does a lot mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?


  1. to a very great degree or extent

Alternative definition of the adverb a lot


  1. [idiomatic] very much; a great deal; to a large extent.
  2. [idiomatic] often; frequently

Definition of the noun a lot

What does a lot mean as a name of something?


  1. A large amount.
  2. Many things, much.

Phrases with A LOT

  1. Carry a Lot of Weight
  2. Thanks a lot

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for A LOT

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Google previewPatrick-Turner's Industrial Automation Dictionary (1996)

by Clarence T. Jones, S. Percy Jones

lot-for-lot: A lot sizing technique in MRP that generates planned orders in quantities equal to the net requirements in each period. lot number.

Google previewDictionary of One-word Substitution (2014)

Vocabulary Building by Manik Joshi

Having a lot of money and high standards of living -- Affluent 02. An amount of money that is given to somebody for a particular purpose -- Allocation 03. A fixed amount of money paid to somebody each year -- Annuity 04 .

Google previewDictionary of Category Words (2014)

Vocabulary Building by Manik Joshi

Battered -- old, used a lot, and in bad condition 09. Creaky -- old and not in good condition 10. Dated -- belonging to a past time 11. Decrepit -- very old and not in good condition or health 12. Doddering -- weak, slow and unable to walk ...

Google previewDictionary of Military Terms (2009)

by U.S. Department of Defense

Thus, the term refers to a lot consisting of from one container to two or more pallet loads, but is not of sufficient quantity to form a complete pallet column. See also storage. small-scale map — A map having a scale smaller than 1:600,000.

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(10 Month) Baby Sign Language Signing a lot in a row

10 months Words include Light, More, Food, Potty (not correct), Milk, water.

Quotes about A LOT

I sure saw a lot of kids that I'm sure didn't know a lot about us, or we were definitely new to them. The kids who came up to me afterward, we'd talk about music, sign a lot of autographs. So I'm sure we made a lot of new fans. (Joan Jett)
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