chuck-full

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj chuck-full packed full to capacity "chowder chockablock with pieces of fish"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • chuck-full See choke-full.
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Usage

In literature:

Seven cities chuck full of gold, they had it, and Coronado and his men came up to hunt it.
"A Collection of Stories, Reviews and Essays" by Willa Cather
Chuck full of Jamaica ginger.
"The Faith Healer" by William Vaughn Moody
At night his dreams were full of cowboys, chuck wagons, pitching horses and bawling steers.
"Valley of Wild Horses" by Zane Grey
Fact is, Mack, I'm as chuck full of them damn microbes as you be, and I ain't able to smite 'em.
"Captain Pott's Minister" by Francis L. Cooper
Now, mammy is chuck full of spunk since she's married me, so I aint let on to nobody.
"Little Wolf" by M. A. Cornelius
Elijah is a new man, and he's chuck full of new ideas.
"The Vision of Elijah Berl" by Frank Lewis Nason
Why, your hull country is chuck-full of pizenous remedies.
"Voyage of the Paper Canoe" by Nathaniel H. Bishop
He dragged from the chuck box a dishpan full of steaks, cut the night before.
"Stepsons of Light" by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
She was chuck full of a sort of what you may call a romance.
"Seven Frozen Sailors" by George Manville Fenn
This world is chuck full of good girls.
"The Preliminaries" by Cornelia A. P. Comer
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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, The Plain Dealer Country singer Josh Turner gave a four-song concert at the Cracker Barrel on Tiedeman Road in Brooklyn on Monday.
View full size Chuck Crow, The Plain Dealer Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert welcomed Browns QB Brandon Weeden and RB Trent Richardson to the NBA season opener last week.
View full size Chuck Crow, The Plain Dealer Chris Perez keeps unleashing verbal high ones and there has to be an effect from his words at some point, says Paul Hoynes.
View full size AP photo Sen Chuck Schumer, D-NY, confers just off the floor as the Senate meets to examine debt-limit legislation at the Capitol in Washington, today.
Officials from US Special Operations are saying the book "SEAL Target Geronimo" by former Navy SEAL Chuck Pfarrer is full of " fabrications " and that Pfarrer's version of the attack on Osama bin Laden is untrue.
View full size Chuck Slusarczyk Jr Red-breasted nuthatches, easily located by their tin horn-sounding call, are invading pine and spruce groves throughout Northeast Ohio this fall.
View full size Chuck Crow/The Plain Dealer One cleveland.com reader wishes Grady Sizemore good luck .
View full size Gus Chan, Plain Dealer file photo St Ignatius coach Chuck Kyle has 11 state titles and will be going for his 300th career victory on Saturday.
Yet groundhogs in at least five other states — West Virginia's French Creek Freddie, Georgia's Gen Beauregard Lee, Ohio's Buckeye Chuck and New York's Staten Island Chuck (full name: Charles G Hogg) — did not see their shadows.
View full size AP File Country legend Merle Haggard has been added to the list of performers who will pay homage to 2012 American Music Masters honoree Chuck Berry at a concert on Saturday, Oct 27.
View full size Chuck Crow, The Plain Dealer Anderson Varejao clogs up a passing lane to help slow the Washington offense during the second quarter of Tuesday's season opener at The Q.
View full size Chuck Crow, The Plain Dealer Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel, left, is trailing in his bid to unseat US Sen Sherrod Brown, right, according to a poll commissioned by The Plain Dealer and the state's other major newspapers.
Conditions at Montrose Co. GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO)-- The magic of the Chuck Taylors worked in full effect Saturday night for the Jefferson College Vikings.
View full size Chuck Crow, The Plain Dealer Travis Hafner, the anti-scoop.
View full size Chuck Crow/The Plain Dealer Chris Perez wasn't shy in criticizing former Indians manager Manny Acta on Tuesday.
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