pitcherful


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pitcherful

(ˈpɪtʃərfʊl)
n, pl pitcherfuls or pitchersful
the amount that a pitcher will hold
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Noun1.pitcherful - the quantity contained in a pitcher
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
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Go bring me a pitcherful, and another cup; I want a draught myself.
We had a plum pudding for dinner on Tuesday and there was half the pudding and a pitcherful of sauce left over.
With obesity one of the leading health problems in the United States as well as many other parts of the world, carbonated soft drinks have had a big pitcherful of criticism poured on them by health professionals and politicians.