Definition of Good deal
1. Noun. (often followed by 'of') a large number or amount or extent. "A wad of money"
Generic synonyms: Large Indefinite Amount, Large Indefinite Quantity
Specialized synonyms: Deluge, Flood, Inundation, Torrent, Haymow
Derivative terms: Heap, Heap, Pile, Plenteous, Wad
Lexicographical Neighbors of Good Deal
Literary usage of Good deal
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Novels of Jane Austen by Jane Austen (1892)
"Margaret, the other sister, was a good-humoured, well-disposed girl; but as she had already imbibed a good deal of Marianne's romance, without having much ..."
2. Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare (1912)
"^Cassius lets go all his pent-up anger with some of his emotion, but a good deal of his speech is what is sometimes called "bluff. ..."
3. Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative by Richard Henry Dana (1911)
"The owner of her had had a good deal of difficulty with the government about the duties, &c., and her sailing had been delayed for several weeks; ..."
4. Sons and Lovers by David Herbert Lawrence (1922)
"She had learned a good deal — almost as much he wanted to learn. Her cup had been full. It was as full as she could carry. On the whole, she would be sorry ..."