noun, plural plate·fuls.
Examples from the Web for plateful
But as we laid waste to the plateful, we loved them more and more.
The servant returned to us, bringing with him a tiny bottle of champagne and a plateful of delicate little sugared biscuits.The Law and the Lady|Wilkie Collins
Pere Grandet returned from the garden with the fruit and arranged a plateful on the kitchen-table.Eugenie Grandet|Honore de Balzac
Plateful after plateful of stewed meat and potatoes, steaming and savoury, disappeared.Our Casualty And Other Stories|James Owen Hannay, AKA George A. Birmingham