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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [chok foo l]
    • /tʃɒk fʊl/
    • /tʃɒk fʊl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chok foo l]
    • /tʃɒk fʊl/

Definitions of chock-full word

  • adjective chock-full Something that is chock-full is completely full. 3
  • adjective chock-full as full as possible; filled to capacity 3
  • adjective chock-full full to the limit; crammed. 1
  • adjective chock-full completely full 1
  • noun chock-full completely full: of people, things 1
  • adjective chock-full Alternative spelling of chock full. 0

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Origin of chock-full

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
1350-1400; Middle English chokke-fulle, equivalent to chokke (< ?) + fulle full1

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Parts of speech for Chock-full


chock-full popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 74% 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.

Synonyms for chock-full

adj chock-full

  • brimming — completely full with something
  • overcrowded — filled to excess; packed.
  • overflowing — to flow or run over, as rivers or water: After the thaw, the river overflows and causes great damage.
  • packed — transporting, or used in transporting, a pack or load: pack animals.
  • stuffed — the material of which anything is made: a hard, crystalline stuff.

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