in spades

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the game of bridge in which spades is the highest suit.

AdverbEdit

in spades (not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic) In large quantities; to a high degree; without restraint; to excess.
    Last year we harvested almost no potatoes, but this year we're getting them in spades.
  2. (idiomatic) Beyond doubt.

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Last modified on 8 October 2013, at 01:11