heaps heaps  /ˈhips/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a large number or amount
  2. (adv) very much

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Sweaty, tangled heaps of men and women kiss and fondle each other from head to toe, all the while uttering erotic moans and groans.
  2. Upper Silesia is still blighted by strip mines and slag heaps.
  3. Puer tea may not look like much it is typically sold in heaps resembling cow patties but one mug of these aged leaves can fetch up to $1,000.

News

  1. Manual suggests al-Qaeda has surface-to-air missile

    The photocopies of the manual lay in heaps on the floor, in stacks that scaled one wall, like Xeroxed, stapled handouts for a class. Except that the students in this case were al-Qaeda fighters in Mali.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  2. Mali manual suggests al-Qaida has feared weapon

    TIMBUKTU, Mali (AP) — The photocopies of the manual lay in heaps on the floor, in stacks that scaled one wall, like Xeroxed, stapled handouts for a class.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Athletes Are People, Too: The 53 Covers Of People Magazine That Featured Sportsfolk

    Because Sports Illustrated and our Time Inc. sister publication People are old as hell, we’ve both have had heaps of notable persons on the covers of our magazines. (This was a very big deal back when people consumed media in physical formats.) The list of players with enough sports-cultural cache to appear frequently on SI won’t surprise you: Michael Jordan led the charge (as he was wont to do ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

Quotes

  1. "His whole demeanour through that match, the way he addressed our team in the changing room beforehand - he had clearly had heaps of pressure put on by Wales," said Smith. "The way our team was addressed prior to the Wales game took me a...
    on Feb 23, 2009 By: Brian Smith Source: BBC Sport

  2. "I'm not really celebrating heaps because it's the start of a long championship," Power said. "I'm not going to go out and celebrate tonight or anything. I just want a good night's sleep, focus on Long Beach because you know, I want to go...
    on Apr 11, 2007 By: Will Power Source: SI.com

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