bagful

[ bag-foo l ]
/ ˈbæg fʊl /
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noun, plural bag·fuls.

the contents of or amount held by a bag: three bagfuls of groceries.
the quantity required to fill a bag.
a considerable amount: He has a bagful of clever ideas.

Origin of bagful

Middle English word dating back to 1275–1325; see origin at bag, -ful

Usage note

See -ful.
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bagful


n.

c.1300, bagge-ful, from bag (n.) + -ful.

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