trunkful

[ truhngk-fool ]
/ ˈtrʌŋk fʊl /

noun, plural trunk·fuls.

the amount that a trunk will hold.
Informal. a full or abundant supply: a trunkful of hopes.

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Origin of trunkful

First recorded in 1700–10; trunk + -ful

usage note for trunkful

See -ful.
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