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head·ful

 (hĕd′fo͝ol′)
n. Informal
1. An amount that covers the surface of the head, usually except for the face: a headful of auburn curls.
2. A relatively great amount of knowledge: a headful of baseball trivia.

headful

(ˈhɛdfʊl)
n
the amount a head or brain will hold
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.headful - the quantity of information that a head will hold; "he has a headful of baseball statistics"
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
2.headful - a covering over the surface of your head; "a headful of tight curls"; "a headful of lice"
body covering - any covering for the body or a body part
References in classic literature ?
A man of great wealth, or one who has been pitchforked into high station, has commonly such a headful of brain that his neighbors cannot keep their hats on.
A curious seven-month-old child, with a headful of disheveled curls, crawls inelegantly across the room.
Opening for MBE on July 26 is the Bleu Rascals, which says a lot about what to expect-a headful of blues, all night long.
Now a million nappies, Peppa Pig episodes and a headful of hair loss later, he's bringing his experiences to the stage - with everything from sleep deprivation to battling breast pumps.
The various undertakings are aptly, named 'Spoonful of Dreams' for the care of orphans and street children, 'Connecting Dreams' for the special time spent with the elderly, 'Headful of Dreams' for educational sessions for children and elders, 'Hopeful Dreams' for hospital visits to indigent patients, 'Growing Dreams' for environmental protection and 'Building Dreams' for the repair of beneficiary shelters and schools and volunteering for construction work in select communities.
As I type this, that month isn't even over, so at this stage the video remains an essentially hypothetical mess of nearly 200 full-up VHS tapes and a headful of ideas.
KYLIE Minogue's new fella wasn't even born when the Aussie star first sported a headful of corkscrew curls as Charlene in Neighbours back in 1986.
A headful of facts and figures may be necessary, but data doesn't motivate people to produce their best work.
Perhaps if he was in his early 30s with a haul of medals and a headful of World Cup memories his attitude would be different and maybe he'd welcome the idea of putting his feet up for a week, like the majority of his Hoops team-mates.
This shellis subsequently filled by the viral genome and transforms into the mature capsid by a headful packaging mechanism that is also used by some dsDNA bacteriophages.
Freckles seems short and sweet yet is built round the refrain "I've got a headful of flowers and a fistful of love".
But there are others from different backgrounds, like Brentford's Mark Warburton, who have a headful of thoughts on how to run a club and a team - not all of them conventional - and who would be worth a look.