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

Translation of heap in Italian:


  • 1 (of rubble, leaves, objects) to pile something up in a heap o in heaps
    ammucchiare qualcosa
    to lie in a heap
    essere accasciato
    (objects, bodies)
    essere ammassato
    to fall o collapse in a heap
    to collapse in an exhausted heap
    accasciarsi per lo sfinimento
  • 2 [informal] (lot)heaps of (plenty of)
    mucchi di (money, food)
    un sacco di (atmosphere)
    (too much) un mucchio, un sacco di (work, problems)
    we've got heaps of things to do
    abbiamo montagne di cose da fare
    we've got heaps of time to be in a heap of trouble

also: heaps adverb


transitive verb

  • 2 [figurative] (shower)to heap something on somebody
    colmare qualcuno di (praise)
    caricare qualcuno di (work)
    coprire qualcuno di (insults)
    to heap scorn on somebody
    denigrare qualcuno

Phrasal verbs

heap up:

heap [something] up, heap up [something]
ammucchiare (leaves, bodies)
ammassare (food)
ricoprire (table) (with di)
Definition of heap in:
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