pocketful
noun see pocket I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Pocketful — Pock et*ful, n.; pl. {Pocketfuls}. As much as a pocket will hold; enough to fill a pocket; as, pocketfuls of chestnuts. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pocketful — has the plural form pocketfuls. See ful …   Modern English usage

  • pocketful — [päk′it fool΄] n. pl. pocketfuls as much as a pocket will hold …   English World dictionary

  • pocketful — UK [ˈpɒkɪtˌfʊl] / US [ˈpɑkɪtˌfʊl] noun [countable] Word forms pocketful : singular pocketful plural pocketfuls the amount of something that can be put in a pocket a pocketful of coins …   English dictionary

  • pocketful — pock|et|ful [ˈpɔkıtful US ˈpa: ] n the amount that can fit in a pocket pocketful of ▪ a pocketful of coins …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pocketful — pock|et|ful [ pakıt,ful ] noun count the amount of something that can be put in a pocket: a pocketful of coins …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pocketful — noun (C) the amount that a pocket will hold (+ of): a pocketful of pebbles …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pocketful — /pok it fool /, n., pl. pocketfuls. the amount that a pocket will hold. [1605 15; POCKET + FUL] Usage. See ful. * * * …   Universalium

  • pocketful — noun the quantity that a pocket would typically hold …   Wiktionary

  • pocketful — pock·et·ful || pÉ‘kɪtfÊŠl / pÉ’k n. amount a pocket will hold …   English contemporary dictionary

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