chock-full

adjective \ ˈchək-ˈfu̇l , ˈchäk- , -ˌfu̇l \
variants: or chockful

Definition of chock-full

: full to the limit
  • hotels chock-full of tourists

Origin and Etymology of chock-full

Middle English chokkefull, probably from choken to choke + full

CHOCK-FULL Defined for English Language Learners

chock-full

adjective

Definition of chock-full for English Language Learners

  • : completely full


CHOCK-FULL Defined for Kids

chock-full

adjective \ ˈchäk-ˈfu̇l \

Definition of chock-full for Students

: very full
  • This Web site is chock-full of good information.


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