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Chock-full   /tʃɑk-fʊl/   Listen

Packed full to capacity.  Synonyms: chockablock, chockful, choke-full, chuck-full, cram full.

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"Chock-full" Quotes from Famous Books

... of." Even Brother Bob looked puzzled for a moment. "No Indians left to fight! But say, Betty, Uncle Jack's life is just fairly dripping with adventure! Think of it—every day chock-full of thrills and narrow escapes—and adventures every time he turns around! Well, it won't be many years now before I can be a scout and ...
— Sure Pop and the Safety Scouts • Roy Rutherford Bailey

... travelling on hats. Andoche, who has a great deal of wit,—he got it all out of the heads tiled by his father,—he is in literature; he does the minor theatres in the 'Courrier des Spectacles.' His father, an old dog chock-full of reasons for not liking wit, won't believe in it; impossible to make him see that mind can be sold, sells itself in fact: he won't believe in anything but the three-sixes. Old Finot manages young Finot by famine. Andoche, a capable man, no fool,—I don't consort ...
— Rise and Fall of Cesar Birotteau • Honore de Balzac

... chock-full of those vulgar presents had been pushed into the back part of a dark cupboard which stood in the little girl's room. Penelope knew all about that. She opened the cupboard, disappeared into its shadows, and then returned with an orange-colored tidy and a ...
— Girls of the Forest • L. T. Meade

Words linked to "Chock-full" :   full, chockful

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