Association of British Scrabble Players

Measurement: -FUL and -LOAD


apronful the quantity an apron can hold.
armful as much as can be carried in the arms > ARMFULS or ARMSFUL.
armload as much as may be carried in the arms.
bagful the contents of a bag > BAGFULS or BAGSFUL.
barrelful the contents of a barrel > BARRELFULS or BARRELSFUL.
barrowful the contents of a barrow.
basinful the contents of a basin.
basketful the contents of a basket > BASKETFULS or BASKETSFUL.
beakerful the contents of a beaker > BASKETFULS or BASKETSFUL.
bellyful the contents of a belly.
bibful as in to spill a bibful i.e. reveal secrets.
boatful as much as a boat can hold.
boatload the contents of a boat.
bombload as many bombs as may be carried by a plane.
bookful as much as will fill a book.
bottleful the contents of a bottle.
bowlful the contents of a bowl.
boxful the contents of a box.
brimful brimfull full to the brim.
brimfullness the state of being BRIMFULL.
brimfully (adv.) BRIMFULL.
bucketful the contents of a bucket > BUCKETFULS or BUCKETSFUL.
busload a load that fills a bus.
cageful the contents of a cage.
canful the contents of a can > CANFULS or CANSFUL.
capful the contents of a cap.
carful the contents of a car.
carload a load that fills a car.
cartful the contents of a cart.
cartload the contents of a cart.
caseload enough cases to occupy e.g. a doctor or social worker.
cheekful the contents of a cheek.
chestful the contents of a chest.
closetful the contents of a closet.
coachload the passengers of a coach taken collectively.
crateful the contents of a crate.
cropful the contents of a (bird's) crop. Cf. CROPFULL, having a full crop.
cropfull having a full crop. N.B. this is an adjective: no CROPFULLS*.
cupful the contents of a full cup > CUPFULS or CUPSFUL.
dessertspoonful the contents of a dessert spoon.
dipperful the contents of a dipper.
dishful as much as a dish holds when full.
drawerful the contents of a drawer.
dropperful the contents of a DROPPER > DROPPERFULS or DROPPERSFUL.
earful sufficient to fill an ear.
eyeful a complete view.
fistful as much as a fist will hold.
forkful the contents of a fork > FORKFULS or FORKSFUL.
gardenful the contents of a garden.
glassful the contents of a glass.
gowpenful a double handful.
gutful gutsful one's fill, more than enough. Note that the pl. of GUTFUL is GUTFULS; GUTSFUL is an alternative singular form with pl. GUTSFULS.
handful the contents of a hand > HANDFULS or HANDSFUL.
harborful the contents of a harbor. N.B. no HARBOURFUL*.
hatful the contents of a hat > HATFULS or HATSFUL.
headful the contents of a head.
hornful the contents of a horn.
houseful the contents of a house.
jarful the contents of a jar > JARFULS or JARSFUL.
jugful the contents of a jug > JUGFULS or JUGSFUL.
kettleful the contents of a kettle.
kistful as much as a KIST (chest) can hold.
ladleful a quantity sufficient to fill a ladle.
lapful the contents of a lap.
lockful enough to fill a canal lock.
loofful an open handful.
lungful the contents of one's lungs.
mouthful the contents of a mouth.
mugful the contents of a mug.
needleful as much thread as is used in a needle at one time.
nestful the contents of a nest.
netful the contents of a net.
nieveful a closed handful.
pageful the contents of a page.
pailful the contents of a pail > PAILSFUL or PAILFULS.
palmful the contents of a palm.
panful the contents of a pan.
penful as much ink as a pen can take at a dip.
pipeful as much e.g. tobacco as will fill a pipe.
pitcherful the quantity a pitcher will hold > PITCHERFULS or PITCHERSFUL.
planeload as much as may be carried by a plane.
plateful the contents of a plate > PLATEFULS or PLATESFUL.
platterful the contents of a platter > PLATTERFULS or PLATTERSFUL.
pocketful the contents of a pocket > POCKETSFUL or POCKETFULS.
pokeful as much as a poke (bag) will hold.
potful the contents of a pot.
pouchful the contents of a pouch.
pressful the contents of a press e.g. of oil or wine.
purseful the contents of a purse.
quiverful the contents of a quiver.
rackful the contents of a full rack.
roomful the contents of a room.
sackful the contents of a sack > SACKFULS or SACKSFUL.
satchelful the contents of a satchel > SATCHELFULS or SATCHELSFUL.
saucerful the contents of a saucer.
scoopful the contents of a scoop > SCOOPFULS or SCOOPSFUL.
scuttleful the contents of a scuttle.
shedful+ shedload the contents of a shed.
shelfful as much as a shelf can hold.
shellful the contents of a shell.
shipful as much or as many as a ship will hold.
shipload the contents of a ship.
shitload a lot.
shopful the contents of a shop.
shovelful as much as a shovel will hold; enough to fill a shovel > SHOVELFULS or SHOVELSFUL.
skepful the contents of a SKEP (a kind of basket).
skinful as much alcoholic drink as one can hold.
snootful enough alcohol to make one drunk.
spadeful the contents of a spade.
spoonful the contents of a spoon > SPOONSFUL or SPOONFULS.
stageful the contents of a stage.
stickful as much set type as fills a composing stick.
stomachful the contents of a stomach; (adj.) spirited, haughty.
streetful the contents of a street.
tableful the contents of a table > TABLEFULS or TABLESFUL.
tablespoonful the contents of a tablespoon > TABLESPOONFULS or TABLESPOONSFUL.
tankful the contents of a tank.
teacupful as much as a teacup can hold; enough to fill a teacup > TEACUPFULS or TEACUPSFUL.
teaspoonful the contents of a teaspoon > TEASPOONFULS or TEASPOONSFUL.
tentful the contents of a tent.
thimbleful the contents of a thimble > THIMBLEFULS or THIMBLESFUL.
tinful the contents of a tin.
toothful a small mouthful esp. of liquor.
topful topfull full to the top.
trainful the contents of a train.
trainload what a train can carry.
trayful as much as a tray will hold.
truckful as much as a truck can hold.
truckload the contents of a truck.
trunkful the contents of a trunk.
tubeful the contents of a tube.
tubful the contents of a tub.
tumblerful as much as a tumbler will hold; enough to fill a tumbler > TUMBLERFULS or TUMBLERSFUL.
udderful with full udder. N.B. this is not a noun: no UDDERFULS*.
urnful as much as an urn will hold.
vanload the contents of a van.
vatful the contents of a vat.
vialful the contents of a vial.
wagonful the contents of a wagon.
wagonload the contents of a full wagon.
wamefou wameful a bellyful.
wineglassful the contents of a wineglass.
workload the amount of work someone has to do.



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