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1 heap /ˈhiːp/ noun
plural heaps
1 heap
/ˈhiːp/
noun
plural heaps
Learner's definition of HEAP
[count]
: a large, disordered pile of things
see also scrap heap
informal : a great number or large amount of something often plural
informal : an old car that is in poor condition

at the bottom/top of the heap

used to describe a person's level of success, position in society, etc.

collapse/fall (etc.) in a heap

: to fall very suddenly to the ground and lie there
2 heap /ˈhiːp/ verb
heaps; heaped; heaping
2 heap
/ˈhiːp/
verb
heaps; heaped; heaping
Learner's definition of HEAP
[+ object]
: to put (something) in a large pile
often used as (be) heaped
: to put a pile or heap on or in (something) + with
: to give (something, such as praise, blame, etc.) in large amounts + on or upon
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