a plenty

aplenty

[uh-plen-tee] Informal.
adjective
1.
in sufficient quantity; in generous amounts (usually used following the noun it modifies): He had troubles aplenty.
adverb
2.
sufficiently; enough; more than sparingly: He howled aplenty when hurt.
Also, a-plenty.


Origin:
1820–30; a-1 + plenty

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aplenty (əˈplɛntɪ)
 
adj, —adv
in plenty

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aplenty
1830, originally U.S., from a- (1) + plenty (q.v.). First attested in writings of J. Fenimore Cooper.
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