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bushelful

bush·el·ful
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [boo sh-uh l-foo l]
    • /ˈbʊʃ əlˌfʊl/
    • /ˈbʊʃlf(ə)l /
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [boo sh-uh l-foo l]
    • /ˈbʊʃ əlˌfʊl/

Definition of bushelful word

  • noun plural bushelful an amount equal to the capacity of a bushel. 1

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Origin of bushelful

First appearance:

before 1400
One of the 24% oldest English words
late Middle English word dating back to 1400-50; See origin at bushel1, -ful

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Parts of speech for Bushelful

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

bushelful popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 42% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 52% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

bushelful usage trend in Literature

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