bowlful


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to bowlful: bowlfuls

bowlful

(ˈbəʊlfʊl)
n
amount held by a bowl
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bowlful - the quantity contained in a bowlbowlful - the quantity contained in a bowl  
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
Translations
kausitäis

bowlful

[ˈbəʊlfʊl] nbol m
References in classic literature ?
She gave me a large bowlful, of which I drank very heartily, and found myself well refreshed.
I've had such a lovely walk in the May twilight; I stopped by the barrens and picked these Mayflowers; I came through Violet-Vale; it's just a big bowlful of violets now -- the dear, sky-tinted things.
To-day, even, to Pollyanna's huge delight, she had said that she was glad Pollyanna brought calf's-foot jelly, because that was just what she had been wanting--she did not know that Milly, at the front door, had told Pollyanna that the minister's wife had already that day sent over a great bowlful of that same kind of jelly.
They're easy to prepare, if a little messy, but I guarantee a bowlful of these, plonked down on the dinner table, will not last long.
Her Highness, AKA Smudge, inspects the first bowlful of my first attempt at sauerkraut.
SHE doesn't look too chilled out during a check-up, but this little bowlful of fun had better get used to the cold - as she's coming to our shores soon.
A rewarding read, "A Bowlful Of Nails" is very highly recommended for personal reading lists and community library General Fiction collections.
Mary received a double birthday surprise yesterday when, alongside a telegram from the Queen, she was presented with 101 boxes of her favourite breakfast staple - including one extra special personalised gift box from Rice Krispies' front men Snap, Crackle & Pop to toast a birthday bowlful.
The Not-So-Sweet Truth It may not be on the level of Fruity Pebbles, but a bowlful of bran can add up to 20 grams, or five whole teaspoons, of sugar.
I quickly heated a bowlful with some rice and devoured it in seconds.
You just need to resist the temptation to eat the lot before you've got a bowlful.
And don't let anyone kill that jolly old fellow whose belly shakes like a bowlful of jelly