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1-ful

adjective suffix

: full of

: characterized by

: having the qualities of

sometimes -ful·ler sometimes -ful·lest

Full Definition of -FUL

1
:  full of <prideful>
2
:  characterized by <peaceful>
3
:  having the qualities of <masterful>
4
:  tending, given, or liable to <helpful>

Origin of -FUL

Middle English, from Old English, from full, adjective

2-ful

noun suffix

: the number or amount that fills or would fill

Full Definition of -FUL

:  number or quantity that fills or would fill <roomful>
-FUL Defined for Kids

1-ful

adjective suffix \fəl\

Definition of -FUL for Kids

1
:  full of <joyful>
2
:  characterized by <peaceful>
3
:  having the qualities of <masterful>
4
:  tending or given to <mournful>

2-ful

noun suffix \ˌfl\

Definition of -FUL for Kids

:  number or quantity that fills or would fill <spoonful>

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