Has a ton of work; gets tons of fan mail.
Felt a ton better; has seen her tons lately.
An example of a ton is the possible weight of a female walrus.
An example of a ton is getting 20 chapters read when you usually only get 10 read in the same period of time.
- fashionable society
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of ton
- Middle English tonne a measure of weight tun
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition