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Definition of "heaps" []

  • Plural form of heap. (noun)
  • A large amount. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of heap. (verb)
  • Very much, a lot (adverb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "heaps" in a sentence
  • "He informed me that he had been frequently in several of the principal Moorish towns of the coast, which he described as heaps of ruins: the Moors themselves he called Caffres and wild beasts."
  • "The Mediterranean port city of Marseille has been particularly hard hit, with a strike by garbage collectors leaving the streets buried in heaps of trash."
  • "Lost, hidden or assumed pieces of information come to the surface and there is an audible “A ha!” and the story goes ahead in heaps and bounds."