(n.) = the majority of ; the main bulk of ; the lion's share of. Ex: The names of the majority of persons are entered with surname as the entry element. Ex: The main bulk of the entries date from the 1990s, but the 1980s and 1970s are also represented. Ex: Men still take the lion's share of IT management salaries. = most of. Ex: The major four categories of physical forms outlined so far account for most of the published indexes and catalogues.