to the gunwales
phrasal as full as possible

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • to the gunwales — ► to the gunwales informal so as to be almost overflowing. Main Entry: ↑gunwale …   English terms dictionary

  • to the gunwales — informal so as to be almost overflowing the car is stuffed to the gunwales with camera equipment * * * to the gunwales informal + old fashioned : as full as possible The car was loaded to the gunwales with gifts. • • • Main Entry: ↑gunwale …   Useful english dictionary

  • to the gunwales — old fashioned if something is filled to the gunwales, it is very full. The room was packed to the gunwales with food and crates of wine …   New idioms dictionary

  • packed to the gunwales — (informal) Absolutely full ● gunwale …   Useful english dictionary

  • full to the gunwales — phrase completely full Thesaurus: full of people or thingssynonym Main entry: gunwale …   Useful english dictionary

  • full to the gunwales — completely full …   English dictionary

  • The Boats of the "Glen Carrig" — Infobox Book | name = The Boats of Glen Carrig title orig = translator = image caption = dust jacket of The Boats of Glen Carrig author = William Hope Hodgson illustrator = cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = genre …   Wikipedia

  • The Frantics (comedy) — For other uses, see The Frantics. The Frantics is a Canadian comedy troupe consisting of Paul Chato, Rick Green, Dan Redican and Peter Wildman.The group formed in the late 1970s. In 1981, they were given a weekly radio slot on the CBC Radio show… …   Wikipedia

  • Food of the Tlingit — The food of the Tlingit, an Indigenous people from Alaska, British Columbia, and the Yukon, is a central part of Tlingit culture, and the land is an abundant provider. A saying amongst the Tlingit is that when the tide goes out the table is set …   Wikipedia

  • Paper Tiger (yacht) — The Paper Tiger Catamaran is a class of yacht. There are Paper Tiger fleets around Australia and New Zealand. Regular State, National and International Championships are conducted.HistoryIn 1967 when Ron Given was discussing with friends how he… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”