shovelful


shov·el·ful

noun \ˈshə-vəl-ˌfl\

: the amount that a shovel will hold

plural shovelfuls \-ˌflz\ also shov·els·ful \-vəlz-ˌfl\

Full Definition of SHOVELFUL

:  as much as a shovel will hold

First Known Use of SHOVELFUL

1533

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