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passel

[ pas-uhl ]

noun

, Informal.
  1. a group or lot of indeterminate number:

    a passel of dignitaries.



passel

/ ˈpæsəl /

noun

  1. informal.
    a group or quantity of no fixed number


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Word History and Origins

Origin of passel1

First recorded in 1825–35; alteration of parcel

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Word History and Origins

Origin of passel1

variant of parcel

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Example Sentences

After my parents sold it in the early 2000s, it was personal legend material, the source for a useful passel of ghosts I trotted out when people asked about my childhood.

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“My Lord, What a Night” joins a passel of other pioneering shows restarting in-person theater in the Washington region, after the long, pandemic-enforced drought.

The large-cast musical will contain a passel of Spears hits — including numbers such as “Lucky,” “Toxic” and “Oops I Did It Again.”

Harold Ramis made a passel of great comedies, but he never made one better than Groundhog Day.

Way back during the 2000 Bush-Gore smackdown, I dug around in the data, interviewed undecideds, and called up a passel of experts.

After all, didn't she figure out a way to "have it all"—a passel of children, a first dude, and a big job in the public sphere?

Ain't no surer sign o' poor soil than a passel o' mullein stalks.

I'll be dumbed if I ever imagined there wuz sich a passel o' condemned thieves on the face o' the airth.

Mars Jedge, duz yu specks me to pay dat passel of munny to de state nex Krismas too?

I'm not knowin' rightly where, but we'll find un, an' we'll shoot them Injuns just like a passel o' wolves.

They may be a big passel o' Mingens, and whilst we catches some of un, th' others won't be sittin' quiet.

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