drawerful


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drawerful

(ˈdrɔːərfʊl; ˈdrɔːfʊl)
n
the amount contained in a drawer
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It was a depression; my grandmother saved everything for instance, a legendary drawerful of dimes; elderly relatives came to the house to die; hobos asked for and received handouts at the back door.
Anyway, I've collected a drawerful of necessary phrases straight from the popular media, which I'll combine here into illustrative Shake-a-Phrase sentences.
So I now have another dunce's cap to add to my drawerful.
From her habit of buying a drawerful of potato peelers from a street vendor out of charity, to her brashness in the service of the truth, Milena is sympathetic, resolute, occasionally awkward, and ultimately loving -- a winsome combination.
I am experimenting with a limit of only having clothes that fit in one bag, but you might set an temporary limit of 33 personal things, one drawerful of clothes, etc.
With all these strikes against us, is it any wonder my humor-writing students and I sometimes feel as sharp and creative as a drawerful of socks?
Experienced gun carriers often joke among themselves about the "drawerful" of holsters they've accumulated over the years--and don't use.
I've got a drawerful, because they don't fit my bin.
BEST BIT: Marley's as cute as a drawerful of buttons.