verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- overwhelmed with astonishment; amazed: We were struck all of a heap upon hearing of their divorce.
- suddenly; abruptly: All of a heap the room was empty.
Origin of heap
Related formsheap·er, nounheap·y, adjectiveo·ver·heap, verb (used with object)un·heaped, adjective
Examples from the Web for heaping
“Oh God, that was so much fun,” Sheehy says, wedging a cookie between two heaping scoops of ice cream—dessert.
La Teresita also has an adjoining cafeteria where you can head for an informal buffet and heaping piles of Cuban delicacies.
Drop the biscuit batter by the heaping tablespoonful onto a prepared baking sheets allowing about 1- inch between mounds.
Pub-weary Brits soak up the pints with a heaping bacon sandwich.
At home, I start the day by scooping out a couple of heaping tablespoons of Starbucks espresso roast into my Breville machine.
Spread in pan, mix together two tablespoonfuls flour, four tablespoonfuls sugar, one heaping tablespoonful cinnamon or chocolate.The Community Cook Book|Anonymous
As far as he could see, and as far again in every direction, was his domain, paying him tithe of fat cattle and heaping granaries.The Truce of God|Mary Roberts Rinehart
They had been too busy with other matters to-day, and now they needed all hands in heaping the bodies together.A Thorny Path [Per Aspera], Complete|Georg Ebers
Or, pour over a cupful of cream or milk, which has been boiled with a heaping tablespoonful of butter.The Myrtle Reed Cook Book|Myrtle Reed
Think of passing a life, not merely in heaping together, but making gold.At Home And Abroad|Margaret Fuller Ossoli