sometimes -fuller; sometimes -fullest

Definition of -ful 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : full of prideful

2 : characterized by peaceful

3 : having the qualities of masterful

4 : tending, given, or liable to helpful

Definition of -ful (Entry 2 of 2)

: number or quantity that fills or would fill roomful

History and Etymology for -ful

Adjective suffix

Middle English, from Old English, from full, adj

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English Language Learners Definition of -ful

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: full of

: characterized by

: having the qualities of

English Language Learners Definition of -ful (Entry 2 of 2)

: the number or amount that fills or would fill

\fəl\

Kids Definition of -ful

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : full of joyful

2 : characterized by peaceful

3 : having the qualities of masterful

4 : tending or given to mournful

\ˌfu̇l\

Kids Definition of -ful (Entry 2 of 2)

: number or quantity that fills or would fill spoonful

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