tumblerful


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tumblerful

(ˈtʌmbləfʊl)
n, pl tumblerfuls or tumblersful
another word for tumbler1b
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Translations
مِلء الكأس
sklenice
glas
glasfylli
kadeh/bardak dolusu

tumble

(ˈtambl) verb
1. to (cause to) fall, especially in a helpless or confused way. She tumbled down the stairs; The box suddenly tumbled off the top of the wardrobe.
2. to do tumbling.
noun
a fall. She took a tumble on the stairs.
ˈtumbler noun
1. a large drinking glass. a tumbler of whisky.
2. a tumblerful.
3. an acrobat (who performs the acrobatic tricks on the ground).
ˈtumblerful noun
the amount contained by a tumbler. two tumblerfuls of water.
ˌtumble-ˈdrier noun
a machine for drying clothes by tumbling them around and blowing hot air into them.
ˈtumbling noun
acrobatics done on the ground.
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Fifty pounds against a tumblerful - positively there is no more
'Here's blessing you, ma'am, as a good lady, and you, sir, as a good gentleman, and Barbara, my love to you, and here's towards you, Mr Christopher;' and wasn't she as long drinking it as if it had been a tumblerful; and didn't she look genteel, standing there with her gloves on; and wasn't there plenty of laughing and talking among them as they reviewed all these things upon the top of the coach, and didn't they pity the people who hadn't got a holiday!
Her feet were stuck up on the coal scuttle, and she had a tumblerful of some reddish-brown composition on the smoking table close at her elbow.
Diana poured herself out a tumblerful, looked at its bright-red hue admiringly, and then sipped it daintily.