Definition of


  1. (noun, quantity) (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    a deal of trouble
    a lot of money
    he made a mint on the stock market
    see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    it must have cost plenty
    a slew of journalists
    a wad of money

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Passel

Hyponyms: deluge, flood, haymow, inundation, torrent

Hypernyms: large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity

Origin of the word Passel

  1. 1835, dial. variant of parcel. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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