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

Examples of armload in a Sentence

an armload of clean clothes
Recent Examples on the Web The group them performed the song in studio, singing and dancing along to the song in front of a wall of flashing neon lights as the studio full of fans sang along and held up their armloads of tributes. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 15 May 2024 Pat Collins was on the scene, reporting that one of the kids spotted the intruder with an armload of their belongings. Petula Dvorak, Washington Post, 18 Jan. 2024 That armload of lights has been covering the inside and outside of my home for the past few weeks, which has made holiday decorating easier. Nena Farrell, WIRED, 16 Dec. 2023 Hiatt cited Batiste’s seven years on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, armload of Grammy nominations, and upcoming Netflix documentary, American Symphony. Rolling Stone, 11 Nov. 2023 They’re still woven in France, come in tons of colors, and fit armloads of cargo. Ryan Haase, Travel + Leisure, 8 Nov. 2023 Thieves also stocked up on free groceries at an Aldi, ransacking the discount grocer and leaving with armloads of produce and meat. Sarah Rumpf-Whitten, Fox News, 21 Oct. 2023 Kate and Curt played in a tree house in the yard, walked through Jurassic-size jaws into the Gatorland theme park, picked their own kumquats, admired the mermaids at Weeki Wachee Springs, and trekked back and forth from the Cooper Memorial Library carrying armloads of books like kindling. Casey Cep, The New Yorker, 11 Sep. 2023 The incident took place in late April at its store in Peachtree Corners, Georgia. Cellphone footage from the store shows two men wearing hoodies and face masks rush into the store and grab armloads of merchandise from areas closest to the entrance of the store and then rush out. Jamiel Lynch, CNN, 25 July 2023

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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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“Armload.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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