Definition of -ful in English:

-ful

Pronunciation: /fʊl, f(ə)l/

suffix

  • 1(Forming adjectives from nouns) full of: sorrowful
  • 1.1Having the qualities of: masterful
  • 2Forming adjectives from adjectives or from Latin stems with little change of sense: grateful
  • 3(Forming adjectives from verbs) apt to; able to; accustomed to: forgetful watchful
  • 4 (plural -fuls) Forming nouns denoting the amount needed to fill the specified container, holder, etc.: bucketful handful

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