Definition of Good deal

1. Noun. (often followed by 'of') a large number or amount or extent. "A wad of money"

Lexicographical Neighbors of Good Deal

good-time Charlie
good God
good Lord
good Samaritan
good afternoon
good and
good as gold
good authority
good cholesterol
good condition
good continuation
good cop bad cop
good day
good deal (current term)
good drunk
good egg
good ending
good endings
good enough
good enough for jazz
good enough to eat
good evening
good example
good faith
good fences make good neighbors
good for nothing
good for you
good for you(p)

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 ..."

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