Definition of chock-a-block in English:

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chock-a-block

Pronunciation: /tʃɒkəˈblɒk/

adjective

[predicative] informal, chiefly British
Crammed full of people or things: the manual is chock-a-block with information
More example sentences
  • With TV schedules chock-a-block full of irritating property makeover shows, you can't deny we're all obsessed with interiors.
  • The whole film is chock-a-block full of amazing FX gadgets, surprising twists and interesting characters (not to mention product placements for a leading car manufacturer).
  • Usually this free newspaper is chock-a-block full of advertisements and feces for articles.

Origin

Mid 19th century (originally in nautical use, with reference to tackle having the two blocks run close together): from chock (in chock-full) and block.

Words that rhyme with chock-a-block

ad hoc, amok, Bangkok, baroque, belle époque, bloc, block, bock, brock, chock, clock, doc, dock, floc, flock, frock, hock, hough, interlock, jock, knock, langue d'oc, lock, Locke, Médoc, mock, nock, o'clock, pock, post hoc, roc, rock, schlock, shock, smock, sock, Spock, stock, wok, yapok
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