Simple Definition of shipload
: an amount or number that will fill a ship
Full Definition of shipload
1 : as much or as many as will fill or load a ship
2 : an indefinitely large amount or number
Examples of shipload in a sentence
Shiploads of settlers came to the New World.
<it must have taken a shipload of money to build that mansion>
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Rhymes with shipload
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