chock-full

adjective
\ ˈchək-ˈfu̇l How to pronounce chock-full (audio) , ˈchäk-, -ˌfu̇l \
variants: or chockful

Definition of chock-full

: full to the limit hotels chock-full of tourists

First Known Use of chock-full

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chock-full

Middle English chokkefull, probably from choken to choke + full

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The first known use of chock-full was in the 15th century

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“Chock-full.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chock-full. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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chock-full

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How to pronounce chock-full (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of chock-full

: completely full

chock-full

adjective
\ ˈchäk-ˈfu̇l \

Kids Definition of chock-full

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

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