roomful
noun Date: 1671 as much or as many as a room will hold; also the persons or objects in a room

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  • Roomful — Room ful, a. Abounding with room or rooms; roomy. A roomful house. [R.] Donne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Roomful — Room ful, n.; pl. {Roomfuls}. As much or many as a room will hold; as, a roomful of men. Swift. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • roomful — has the plural form roomfuls. See ful …   Modern English usage

  • roomful — [ro͞om′fool΄] n. pl. roomfuls 1. as much or as many as will fill a room 2. the people or objects in a room, collectively …   English World dictionary

  • roomful — [[t]ru͟ːmfʊl[/t]] roomfuls N COUNT: usu N of n A roomful of things or people is a room that is full of them. You can also refer to the amount or number of things or people that a room can contain as a roomful. It was like a teacher disciplining a …   English dictionary

  • roomful — UK [ˈruːmfʊl] / US [ˈrumfʊl] noun [countable] Word forms roomful : singular roomful plural roomfuls a large number of people or things that fill a room a roomful of noisy children …   English dictionary

  • roomful — room|ful [ˈru:mful, ˈrum ] n a large number of things or people that are all together in one room roomful of ▪ a roomful of reporters …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • roomful — room|ful [ rumful ] noun count a large number of people or things that fill a room: a roomful of noisy children …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • roomful — noun (C) a large number of things or people that are all together in one room (+ of): It s too intimidating to read my poetry to a roomful of strangers …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • roomful — /roohm fool, room /, n., pl. roomfuls. an amount or number sufficient to fill a room. [1700 10; ROOM + FUL] Usage. See ful. * * * …   Universalium

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