"wad" in the noun sense
a small mass of soft material
"he used a wad of cotton to wipe the counter"
2. batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad
often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
"a batch of letters"
"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"
3. chew, chaw, cud, quid, plug, wad
a wad of something chewable as tobacco
"wad" in the verb sense
1. pack, bundle, wad, compact
compress into a wad
"wad paper into the box"
2. jam, jampack, ram, chock up, cram, wad
crowd or pack to capacity
"the theater was jampacked"
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