armload

noun

arm·​load ˈärm-ˌlōd How to pronounce armload (audio)
: armful

Example Sentences

an armload of clean clothes
Recent Examples on the Web Like any good business school professor, Eisenmann comes prepared with an armload of case studies. Arielle Pardes, Wired, 31 Dec. 2021 So many people charge into a new year with an armload of resolutions. Jon Dwoskin, Forbes, 27 Dec. 2021 Ballard Cheese collected an armload of medals — golds for its Swiss, its Danish Pearl Gouda and its Idaho Melting Cheese (in a miscellaneous category); silver for its Parmarono hard cheese; and bronzes for its cheddar and feta. Sean P. Means, The Salt Lake Tribune, 24 Nov. 2021 Taken in full, the book allows readers to consider an alternative to popular accommodations that entail pushing door-code buttons before entering a solo space with an armload of groceries. Washington Post, 18 Nov. 2021 Once upon a time, style savvy New Yorkers could venture out and arrive back to their apartments toting an armload of shopping bags, each stuffed with its own sartorial treasures. Zoe Ruffner, Vogue, 10 Sep. 2021 There are perfectly serious record collectors who might lug an armload of vinyl home from a flea market. Bruce Handy, The New Yorker, 5 July 2021 Downtown Chicago had been overrun by looters in the early morning of Aug. 10 when police allegedly spotted a man coming out of a Loop retail store with an armload of merchandise. Jason Meisner, chicagotribune.com, 28 Aug. 2020 People rushed into a Nike store in Manhattan and carried out armloads of clothing. Author: Jennifer Peltz And Karen Matthews, Anchorage Daily News, 2 June 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1738, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of armload was in 1738

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Cite this Entry

“Armload.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/armload. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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