Definition of shedload in English:

shedload

noun

British
informal
  • A large amount or number.

    • ‘But unlike in the City, where you can lose a shedload of company money on a dodgy investment, then go out and drown your sorrows on expenses, when career gamblers lose, they lose their own money.’
    • ‘This is one guy who has managed to get shedloads of money out of his followers by that old and trusted trick of telling them the world's going to end, so they won't need all those possessions and cash that'll bar them entry into heaven.’
    • ‘Good luck Mark: I hope you raise shedloads of money.’
    • ‘I could be, you know, like that Welsh poet who drank shedloads and wrote Under Milkwood.’
    • ‘I said that there were shedloads of new varieties.’
    • ‘If it's degrees you need, I have shedloads of 'em.’
    • ‘No, it has been far too busy making shedloads of money.’
    • ‘At the moment I'm receiving shedloads of mail offering to sell me prescription drugs.’
    • ‘He became a bit of a local celebrity, particularly enjoyed mixing his passion for fishing with getting paid shedloads of money for a few hours work a week talking about a ‘sport’ that hardly lends itself to television.’
    • ‘I'm looking forward to doing shedloads of reading on the train to and from work.’
    • ‘If it were so damn easy to make shedloads of money, wouldn't you be doing it using a laptop on your private beach somewhere tropical?’
    • ‘And with or without the other two they stand to make shedloads of money.’
    • ‘Actually, its been nice so far - spent most of the morning in Sulham Woods (no decent links, but I've got shedloads of photos, so they'll be online after the weekend), among the bluebells and so on.’
    • ‘This morning I got up at 5.30 and sorted a shedload of papers into piles and files, wrote letters, paid bills.’
    • ‘All participating artists will make shedloads of cash and will get to spend some personal time with the attending celeb artists.’
    • ‘There are authors and ghosts, obsessive compulsives and shedloads of kids.’
    • ‘Ten years ago, most of Australia's wines were in-your-face monsters, with ripe juicy fruit and shedloads of oak.’
    • ‘It has shedloads of extras, if you like that sort of thing.’
    • ‘Because we were teenagers in the pre-CD era we've got a shedloads of vinyl and cassettes full of music we love.’
    • ‘It's a very long download (even on broadband), because such is the popularity of the newsletter, and the idea of seeing the above, there's shedloads of people trying to look at it now and the site may take ages to load.’

Origin

1990s: from shed + load; perhaps euphemistic after shitload.

Pronunciation

shedload

/ˈʃɛdləʊd/