Definition of by the truckload in English:

by the truckload


  • In large quantities or numbers.

    ‘he had charm by the truckload’
    • ‘I'm afraid we'll have to start buying water by the truckload again.’
    • ‘Colleges can easily find top-notch runners because the high schools churn them out by the truckload.’
    • ‘Lawrence had it all, a beautiful wife, two smart children, one a girl, the other a boy, and money by the truckload.’
    • ‘But companies usually do it with a wince - after all, a year or so ago, they were buying shares by the truckload when they were far more expensive.’
    • ‘He's always been good natured, has integrity by the truckload, and doesn't seem to toe his party's line.’
    • ‘No prizes, then, for guessing which book you should read - nor for guessing which one will sell by the truckload in the United States.’
    • ‘What he has is character by the truckload, like Jimmy at a similar age.’
    • ‘The show has potential by the truckload, and I'm uncharacteristically excited to see how it'll all develop.’
    • ‘We scrutinise them on the telly, murmuring, ‘Ooh, nice kitchen’ or ‘I wonder if that top's cashmere ’, and buy their books by the truckload.’
    • ‘Most importantly they try to win games by scoring goals by the truckload.’
    aplenty, in abundance, in profusion, in great quantity, in large numbers, by the dozen
    View synonyms