forkful
noun see fork I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • forkful — (n.) 1640s; see FORK (Cf. fork) (n.) + FUL (Cf. ful) …   Etymology dictionary

  • forkful — [[t]fɔ͟ː(r)kfʊl[/t]] forkfuls N COUNT: usu N of n You can refer to an amount of food on a fork as a forkful of food. I put a forkful of fillet steak in my mouth... He lingered over the chocolate cake, letting each forkful slowly dissolve in his… …   English dictionary

  • forkful — fork|ful [ˈfo:kful US ˈfo:rk ] n an amount of food on a fork forkful of ▪ huge forkfuls of food …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • forkful — /fawrk fool/, n., pl. forkfuls. the amount a fork can hold. [1635 45; FORK + FUL, prob. on the model of SPOONFUL] Usage. See ful. * * * …   Universalium

  • forkful — noun The amount that a fork will hold …   Wiktionary

  • forkful — n. amount that a fork can hold …   English contemporary dictionary

  • forkful — fork·ful …   English syllables

  • forkful — fork•ful [[t]ˈfɔrk fʊl[/t]] n. pl. fuls cvb use the amount a fork can hold • Etymology: 1635–45 usage: See ful …   From formal English to slang

  • forkful — …   Useful english dictionary

  • fork — I. noun Etymology: Middle English forke, from Old English & Anglo French; Old English forca & Anglo French furke, from Latin furca Date: before 12th century 1. an implement with two or more prongs used especially for taking up (as in eating),… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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