chockful

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj chockful packed full to capacity "chowder chockablock with pieces of fish"
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Usage

In literature:

Three feet below the surface his spade hit something that proved to be a big iron pot chock-full of golden ducats.
"The Laughing Prince" by Parker Fillmore
I'd say Dora's chock full of heart.
"The Heart of Unaga" by Ridgwell Cullum
In all haste he pulled his clasp-knife and cut the lashings which held the boat in its chocks.
"Blow The Man Down" by Holman Day
The chock of the bowsprit.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
All hatches were ripped off, and our three boats were carried away from their chocks on the house.
"The Grain Ship" by Morgan Robertson
I'll chock gee him if I catch him.
"The Boy Ranchers on Roaring River" by Willard F. Baker
Well, whoever it was, he himself was screened by the stem of one of the ship's boats swung in and resting on chocks.
"The Sign of the Spider" by Bertram Mitford
We overtook the trampers again at Chock Lake.
"The Trail of the Goldseekers" by Hamlin Garland
I can make no further promises, being chock-full of mischief as an egg is full of meat.
"Hollyhock" by L. T. Meade
In some way the line by which he drew the basket became fouled at the other end; or the pulleys on the wire became chocked.
"The Corner House Girls Growing Up" by Grace Brooks Hill
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In poetry:

She made her living by selling pies,
Her meat pies were a treat,
Chock full of meat and such a size
'Cos she was getting the meat from —
"Sweeney Todd, The Barber" by Weston and Lee
Over near a chock-and-log hut,
Down by the river-side,
A bronzed young bushman sat,
Telling his blushing bride
The time had come when he must rove
Down by the Sydney side.
"Down" by Anonymous Oceania
You may think that this poem's by Kipling,
I'll admit that its like him in places,
But here's where it came from, That's chockful of brains,
Except for the wide open spaces.
"The Wide Open Spaces" by Billy Bennett
An' then her heart, 'twas made clar through
Of Californy metal,
Chock full of things es sugar sweet
Es a presarvin' kettle.
The beaux went crazed fur menny a mile
When I got thet kettle on the bile.
"The Deacon And His Daughter" by Isabella Valancy Crawford
I reckon tho' old Spense hed sign'd
With Satan queer law papers,
He'd fill'd that dairy up chock full
Of them thar patent capers.
Preacher once took fur sermon text--
"Rebellious patent vats.--What next?"
"Old Spense" by Isabella Valancy Crawford
MER. Well, here I've been ready to be consulted, chockful of
reliable information—running over with celestial maxims—advice
gratis ten to four—after twelve ring the night bell in cases of
emergency.
"Thespis: Act II" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

Israel chock full of fascination.
A Chock Full o' Nuts luncheonette recently opened in Manhattan—the surest and best sign that New York has turned the corner.
Mischa Launches Handbag Line Chock-full of Buckles.
Chock full o'Nuts draws on its New York ties to give its image an edge.
This hip Temescal store is chock-full of locally designed and made children's gear, from Tea Collection to Jasper Hearts Wren.
I'm not usually a fan of absurdism or magical realism, but " CREVICE " by Lauren Yee is chock full of humor and enough info to keep you guessing at what's happening.
These chewy blondies are chock-full of goodies.
With less than three weeks of practice under its belt, a UTEP men's basketball team chock full of new players will play its first game of the 2011-12 season on Thursday at the Don Haskins Center.
But what if there is no fear because investors are chock full of Prozac or other psychoactive drugs.
Opie Gone Bad's holiday CD chock-full of Colorado talent.
UMT International launches new AU (Adjustable/Universal) chock system for 2013.
UMT International launches new AU ( Adjustable /Universal) chock system for 2013.
The following vehicles will be sold at Chock's Towing, 1001 Cox Road, Dundee, MS 38626 on June 27, 2011 at 11:00 am to cover cost of unpaid towing and storage fees.
JACKSON, Tenn.- A Jackson man is free on $3,000 bond, accused of getting so angry at his girlfriend that he chocked her dog and threatened to kill it.
His pump organ museum in Sharon Springs is chock-full.
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In science:

Khoulaki Université Hassan II Aïn Chock, Faculté des sciences. B.P. 5366 Maarif, Casablanca, Morocco J.
CALICE Report to the DESY Physics Research Committee, April 2011
Khoulaki Université Hassan II A ïn Chock, Faculté des sciences. B.P. 5366 Maarif, Casablanca, Morocco M.
Tests of a particle flow algorithm with CALICE test beam data
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