Definition of cartload in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːtləʊd/


1The amount held by a cart: a cartload of hay
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  • They spend most of August celebrating their triumphant return with elaborate parties complete with funny hats, traditional songs and, of course, cartloads of crayfish.
  • Here there are fewer cars and more ponies and traps are required to haul entire families of up to a dozen, cartloads of household appliances or mountains of hay or grass.
  • Within a fortnight of the President's exhortation to agricultural scientists, farmers dumped cartloads of tomato on the streets.
1.1 informal A large quantity or number of people or things: drunken yobbos who turned up by the cartload
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  • Daily, books come by the cartload to Ms. Klausner's Atlanta home, putting her at odds with the mailman, the UPS delivery guy and her husband, Stan, a business analyst for the Army.
  • Damien ate cartloads of food every day - I bore witness to that - but never gained the body mass to prove it.
  • And if you have cartloads of them and don't have the heart to throw them away, TNT India has the prefect solution for those old greeting cards.

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