- aplenty ► ADJECTIVE ▪ in abundance: he has work aplenty.
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aplenty — (adj.) 1830, originally U.S., from A (Cf. a ) (1) + PLENTY (Cf. plenty) (n.). First attested in writings of J. Fenimore Cooper … Etymology dictionary
aplenty — [ə plen′tē] adj., adv. [ A 1 + PLENTY] Informal in abundance … English World dictionary
aplenty — I. adjective Date: 1830 being in plenty or abundance used postpositively < money aplenty for all their needs > II. adverb Date: 1846 1. in abundance ; plentifully 2. very much ; extremely … New Collegiate Dictionary
aplenty — /euh plen tee/, Informal. adj. 1. in sufficient quantity; in generous amounts (usually used following the noun it modifies): He had troubles aplenty. adv. 2. sufficiently; enough; more than sparingly: He howled aplenty when hurt. Also, a plenty.… … Universalium
aplenty — [[t]əple̱nti[/t]] ADV: n ADV If you have something aplenty, you have a lot of it. [LITERARY] There were problems aplenty, and it was an uncomfortable evening … English dictionary
aplenty — 1. adjective In a generous or overlarge quantity. We have helpers aplenty but lack the skilled support. 2. adverb Enough or more than enough … Wiktionary
aplenty — a|plen|ty [əˈplenti] adj [only after noun] literary in large amounts, especially more than you need ▪ There was food aplenty … Dictionary of contemporary English
aplenty — adjective [postposition] in abundance: he has work aplenty … English new terms dictionary
aplenty — adjective (only after noun) old use in large amounts or numbers, especially more than you need: There was food aplenty … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
aplenty — a•plen•ty [[t]əˈplɛn ti[/t]] adj. 1) inf being in sufficient quantity; generous in amount (usu. following a noun): He had troubles aplenty[/ex] 2) inf sufficiently; enough; more than sparingly • Etymology: 1820–30 … From formal English to slang