Share this entry

heap
British English: /hiːp/
American English: /hip/

Translation of heap in German:

noun

  • 1 (pile)
    Haufen Mask.
    a heap of clothes
    ein Kleiderhaufen
    lying in a heap/in heaps
    auf einem/in Haufen liegen
    he was lying in a heap on the ground
    er lag zusammengesackt am Boden
    at the bottom/top of the heap [figurative]
    bei den Verlierern/Gewinnern
  • 2 [figurative] [informal] (quantity)a [whole] heap of heaps of
    jede Menge [informal]
  • 3 [figurative] [informal] [pejorative] (vehicle)
    Klapperkiste Fem. [informal]

transitive verb

  • (pile) a heaped spoonful of sugar
    ein gehäufter Löffel Zucker
    heap something up
    etwas aufhäufen
    heap something with something
    etwas mit etwas [hoch] beladen
    heap something on somebody [figurative]
    jemanden mit etwas überhäufen

Definition of heap in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: