as much as a bowl can hold: He ate two bowlfuls of soup.
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How to use bowlful in a sentence
I spotted my husband standing in the kitchen, eating a bowlful of the leftover snacks shaped like Froot Loops — a cereal he loved as a kid — doused with milk.‘Cereal snacks’ are just bigger cereal for people too lazy to add milk | Emily Heil | February 9, 2021 | Washington Post
Order by the bowlful and use a toothpick to pluck the meat from the shells.
The baby was naturally attracted to the bowlful of gold and jewels, but an angel intervened and pushed his hand to the other bowl.Jon Stewart and 'Meet The Press' Would Have Been One Unhappy Marriage | Lloyd Grove | October 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Skenedonk went to the gigantic hearth, and one of the Jews ladled him out a bowlful of the cauldron stew, which he brought to me.Lazarre | Mary Hartwell Catherwood
To a pint bowlful of codfish hash add a tablespoonful of butter, a palatable seasoning of pepper and the yolk of one raw egg.
For a pint bowlful of meat use about a tablespoonful of chopped onion.
The woman was so fat and in such a temper, "that she shook when she ran, like a bowlful of jelly," Frieda thought to herself.The Ranch Girls at Rainbow Lodge | Margaret Vandercook
A house full and a hole full, but you can't catch a bowlful.'Six Little Bunkers at Grandpa Ford's | Laura Lee Hope