tableful

[tey-buh l-foo l]
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noun, plural ta·ble·fuls.

the number of persons that can be seated at a table.
the amount of food, dishes, etc., that a table can hold.

Nearby words

  1. table-turning,
  2. tableau,
  3. tableau curtain,
  4. tableau vivant,
  5. tablecloth,
  6. tableland,
  7. tableside,
  8. tablespoon,
  9. tablespoonful,
  10. tablet

Origin of tableful

First recorded in 1525–35; table + -ful

Usage note

See -ful.

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