Definition of chock-full in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌCHäkˈfo͝ol/


[predicative] informal
Filled to overflowing: my briefcase is chock-full of notes
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  • As babies we have fabulous skin, because we're chock-full of the stuff.
  • Disguised in magazine format, this Bible is chock-full of fun facts, answers to questions you wanted to know but were afraid to ask, and pointers on how to live.
  • What's beyond my tolerance is that, clad in ancient costumes, the characters are speaking a contemporary language chock-full of modern parlance and quips.


Late Middle English: of unknown origin; later associated with chock.

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Syllabification: chock-full

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