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chockablock

adverb chock·a·block \ ˈchä-kə-ˌbläk \

Definition of chockablock

: chock
  • chockablock full

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First Known Use of chockablock

1799


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chockablock

adjective

Definition of chockablock

1 : brought close together
2 : very full
  • shelves chockablock with books

Examples of chockablock in a Sentence

  1. the mantel was chockablock with knickknacks

First Known Use of chockablock

1824


CHOCKABLOCK Defined for English Language Learners

chockablock

Definition of chockablock for English Language Learners

  • : very full



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