chock–full

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adjective \ˈchək-ˈfu̇l, ˈchäk-, -ˌfu̇l\
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chockful

Definition of chock–full

  1. :  full to the limit <hotels chock–full of tourists>

Origin and Etymology of chock–full

Middle English chokkefull, probably from choken to choke + full


First Known Use: 15th century


CHOCK–FULL Defined for English Language Learners

chock–full

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adjective \ˈchək-ˈfu̇l, ˈchäk-, -ˌfu̇l\

Definition of chock–full for English Language Learners

  • : completely full


CHOCK–FULL Defined for Kids

chock–full

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adjective \ˈchäk-ˈfu̇l\

Definition of chock–full for Students

  1. :  very full <This Web site is chock-full of good information.>


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