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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [chok-uh-blok]
    • /ˈtʃɒk əˈblɒk/
    • /ˈʧɒkəˈblɒk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chok-uh-blok]
    • /ˈtʃɒk əˈblɒk/

Definitions of chockablock word

  • adjective chockablock pulled so tight as to have the blocks touching 3
  • adjective chockablock hoisted all the way up, as a signal flag 3
  • adjective chockablock crowded or jammed 3
  • adverb chockablock tightly together 3
  • adjective chockablock extremely full; crowded; jammed: a room chockablock with furniture and plants. 1
  • adjective chockablock Nautical. having the blocks drawn close together, as when the tackle is hauled to the utmost. 1

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Parts of speech for Chockablock


chockablock popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 44% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 66% 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.

chockablock usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for chockablock

adj chockablock

  • loaded — bearing or having a load; full: a loaded bus.
  • brimming — completely full with something
  • brimful — Someone who is brimful of an emotion or quality feels or seems full of it. An object or place that is brimful of something is full of it.
  • chock-full — Something that is chock-full is completely full.
  • jammed — to press, squeeze, or wedge tightly between bodies or surfaces, so that motion or extrication is made difficult or impossible: The ship was jammed between two rocks.

adjective chockablock

  • full — completely filled; containing all that can be held; filled to utmost capacity: a full cup.

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