Very many, a large number; also, very much. For example, A lot of people think the economy is declining, or Sad movies always made her cry a lot. It is sometimes put as a whole lot for greater emphasis, as in I learned a whole lot in his class. It may also emphasize a comparative indication of amount, as in We need a whole lot more pizza to feed everyone, or Mary had a lot less nerve than I expected. [ ; early 1800s ]
Alfred A (“Al”) 1936–2007, U.S. track and field athlete: four-time Olympic discus champion.
American Academy of Political and Social Science.
Fellow of the American Academy. American Academy of Sciences. Associate in Applied Science.
Amos Alonzo, 1862–1965, U.S. football coach. Historical Examples It was said that the athletic field rivaled the Amphitheater in its crowds when Stagg played. The Story of Chautauqua Jesse Lyman Hurlbut Mebbe itll be Stagg & Gormley over the door one of these days. Carolyn of the Corners Ruth Belmore Endicott You be as easy […]