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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ood-lz]
    • /ˈud lz/
    • /ˈuː.dl̩z/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ood-lz]
    • /ˈud lz/

Definitions of oodles word

  • noun oodles a large quantity: oodles of love; oodles of money. 1
  • noun oodles A very great number or amount of something. 1
  • noun plural oodles large quantity 1
  • quantifier oodles If you say that there is oodles of something, you are emphasizing that there is a very large quantity of it. 0
  • noun plural oodles great quantities 0
  • noun plural oodles a great amount; very many 0

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Origin of oodles

First appearance:

before 1865
One of the 28% newest English words
First recorded in 1865-70; origin uncertain

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Parts of speech for Oodles


oodles popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 66% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for oodles

adjective oodles

  • loads — anything put in or on something for conveyance or transportation; freight; cargo: The truck carried a load of watermelons.
  • heaps — a group of things placed, thrown, or lying one on another; pile: a heap of stones.
  • plenty — a full or abundant supply or amount: There is plenty of time.
  • lots — a river in S France, flowing W to the Garonne. 300 miles (480 km) long.
  • piles — a hemorrhoid.

noun oodles

  • a lot — lot (def 14).
  • abundance — An abundance of something is a large quantity of it.
  • gobs — the mouth.
  • millions — a cardinal number, a thousand times one thousand.
  • scads — any carangid fish of the genus Decapterus, inhabiting tropical and subtropical shore waters.

Antonyms for oodles

noun oodles

  • lack — something missing or needed: After he left, they really felt the lack.

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