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[skoop-foo l] /ˈskup fʊl/
noun, plural scoopfuls.
the amount that a scoop can hold.
Origin of scoopful
First recorded in 1715-25; scoop + -ful
Usage note
See -ful. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • What effect has the fire upon a scoopful of coal when it is placed in the fire-box?

  • Cap'n Mike waited until a scoopful of menhaden had passed overhead then led the way down the pier.

    Smugglers' Reef John Blaine
  • A scoopful of the inky liquid could be flung so as to spoil the polish on boots, or sent its splashes over apparel still higher.

    The Free Lances Mayne Reid
  • Oi won't shtay wan minit longer thin Oi've got to—not av Oi c'n shovel out pure gold be th' scoopful!

    Connie Morgan in Alaska James B. Hendryx

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