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drawerful

[drawr-foo l]
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noun, plural draw·er·fuls.
  1. an amount sufficient to fill a drawer: a drawerful of socks.
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Origin of drawerful

First recorded in 1820–30; drawer + -ful

Usage note

See -ful.
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Historical Examples

  • What is singular is odd, but what is odd may not be singular; as, a drawerful of odd gloves.

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    James Champlin Fernald

  • I have begun to write to you before now, but always stuck somehow, and left it to drown in a drawerful of like fiascos.