[ fawrk-foo l ]
/ ˈfɔrk fʊl /

noun, plural fork·fuls.

the amount a fork can hold.

Origin of forkful

1635–45; fork + -ful, probably on the model of spoonful

Usage note

See -ful. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for forkful



1640s; see fork (n.) + -ful.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper