Chuck-full.

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Chuck-full. Same as Chock-full (q.v. under Chock).
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Usage

In literature:

Pumped my lungs chuck-full of Rocky Mountain air.
"Main Street" by Sinclair Lewis
Wall that place wuz jist chuck full of old-fashioned cooriositys.
"Uncles Josh's Punkin Centre Stories" by Cal Stewart
When it's so cold that the snow birds get chilblains they'll have the shelves chuck full of fly paper.
"The Woman-Haters" by Joseph C. Lincoln
Johnny Chuck, who had gone to school only because Old Mother Nature had sent for him, had become as full of curiosity as Peter Rabbit.
"The Burgess Animal Book for Children" by Thornton W. Burgess
Well, sir, Kilo is chuck full of Sir Walter; full as a goat.
"Kilo" by Ellis Parker Butler
Chucked herself full at my head, did the little one.
"Maurice Guest" by Henry Handel Richardson
Marse Hunt had great big meat hous' chuck full all kinds of meats.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
Chuck full of hazy optimism, he was of late.
"V. V.'s Eyes" by Henry Sydnor Harrison
Are you going to chuck that gaiety away, and rise up full of the lust to possess, and take and grasp and plunder?
"The Lee Shore" by Rose Macaulay
Whaffor don't yo' get chuck full of somethin'?
"A Little Florida Lady" by Dorothy C. Paine
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In poetry:

Don't mind my sulks. I s'pose I 'as swelled 'ead;
But gittin' snouted ain't wot I expeck.
Aw, they can 'ave it on their own! I'm full
Up to the neck!
Never no more! I chuck good works right 'ere. . .
But lets start frum the start an' git it clear.
"The Also-Ran" by C J Dennis
'E sez to me, "'Ow is it fer a beer?"
I tips 'im 'ow I've told me wife, Doreen,
That when I comes down to the markit 'ere
I dodges pubs, an' chucks the tipple, clean.
Wiv 'er an' kid alone up on the farm
She's full uv fancies that I'll come to 'arm.
"War" by C J Dennis

In news:

View full size Chuck Crow, PD file After all the attack ads and the robocalls and the campaign rallies, voters make the final decision on Election Day.
View full size Chuck Crow / Plain Dealer file It's growing increasingly nerve wracking to be both ground zero in a fairly vacuous race for the White House and host to the nastiest US Senate campaign in the country.
View full size Chuck Crow, The Plain Dealer Playoff contenders have their eye on Indians outfielder Shin-Soo Choo.
View full size Chuck Crow/The Plain Dealer The A.J.
View full size Chuck Crow, The Plain Dealer In scuffling to stay on a big-league roster, outfielder Vinny Rottino says he still loves everything about playing baseball.
View full size Chuck Crow, The Plain Dealer Other than his prodigious home runs, there has been none of the typical signs of steroid use around Jim Thome.
View full size Chuck Crow, The Plain Dealer The career of Johnny Damon is now past the twilight stage just one of many 2012 front office moves that have failed to make the Indians a legitimate playoff contender, says Terry Pluto.
View full size Chuck Crow, The Plain Dealer Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Vinnie Pestano says he has talked to new manager Terry Francona and could tell that Francona is excited about taking over the Tribe.
View full size Chuck Crow, Plain Dealer file photo Jason Kipnis is a young player who's getting a chance to show what he can do, so he needs to take advantage of the opportunity.
View full size Chuck Yarborough, The Plain Dealer Rascal Flatts -- from left, Joe Don Rooney, Gary Levox and Jay DeMarcus -- are perennial good draws in their home state.
View full size Chuck Yarborough, The Plain Dealer Rush lead singer-bassist-keyboardist Geddy Lee has lost nothing in the years since the band's 1974 debut, and the 59-year-old with the unique tenor proved it Sunday night at The Q.
View full size Stephen D. Cannerelli / The Post-Standard Congresswoman Ann Marie Buerkle talks to Chuck Mancabelli, chairman of CNY Conservatives Inc, prior to her speech at the group's annual dinner in this photo from Oct 24, 2011.
View full size Chuck Crow, The Plain Dealer Cleveland Indians CEO Paul Dolan says the team's collapse in the AL Central is "probably the most disappointing stretch of baseball in our tenure".
View full size Chuck Yarborough,The Plain Dealer Lisa Marie Presley 's striking looks clearly reflect her lineage, but her late start as an artist means that even at 44, she's a raw and developing performer.
A day after he delivered a rousing locker room speech, doctors confirm Colts head coach Chuck Pagano's leukemia is in full remission according to IU Doctors.
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