chock-full


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chock-full

or chock·full (chŏk′fo͝ol′)
adj.
Full to the limit; as full as possible: a report chock-full of errors.

[Middle English chokkeful, chokke-, of unknown meaning (perhaps from choken, to choke; see choke, or from chokken, to thrust, from Old French choquer, to collide with; see shock1) + -ful, -ful.]

chock-full

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chockful

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choke-full

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chuck-full

adj
(postpositive) completely full
[C17 choke-full; see choke, full]

chock-full

(ˈtʃɒkˈfʊl, ˈtʃʌk-)

adj.
full to the limit; crammed.
Sometimes, chock′-ful′, chock′ful′.
[1350–1400; Middle English chokke-fulle]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.chock-full - packed full to capacity; "chowder chockablock with pieces of fish"
full - containing as much or as many as is possible or normal; "a full glass"; "a sky full of stars"; "a full life"; "the auditorium was full to overflowing"
Translations

chock-full

[ˈtʃɒkˈfʊl] ADJatestado, lleno a rebosar

chock-full

[ˈtʃɒkˈfʊl] adj chock-full (of)pieno/a zeppo/a (di)
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