carful
noun Date: 1832 as much or as many as a car will hold

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  • carful — ☆ carful [kär′fool΄ ] n. as much or as many as a car will hold [a carful of kids] …   English World dictionary

  • carful — car ful n. the quantity that a car will hold. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • carful — adj careful, anxious, curious; 1. of persons, (1) filled with anxiety, anxious, troubled, sad; þu eart carful and bysig ymbe fela þing thou art careful and troubled about many things; (2) careful, attentive, attentive to the interests of,… …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • carful — noun As much as a car will hold. Tourists were arriving by the carful …   Wiktionary

  • carful — /kahr fool/, n., pl. carfuls. the largest number or amount that a car can hold. [1825 35; CAR1 + FUL] Usage. See ful. * * * …   Universalium

  • carful — n. largest quantity that a car can hold …   English contemporary dictionary

  • carful — fulcra …   Anagrams dictionary

  • carful — noun the quantity that a car will hold • Hypernyms: ↑containerful * * * /kahr fool/, n., pl. carfuls. the largest number or amount that a car can hold. [1825 35; CAR1 + FUL] Usage. See ful …   Useful english dictionary

  • fulcra — carful …   Anagrams dictionary

  • Eye dialect — is the use of non standard spelling for speech to draw attention to pronunciation. The term was originally coined by George P. Krapp to refer to the literary technique of using non standard spelling that implies a pronunciation of the given word… …   Wikipedia

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