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bookful

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From book +‎ -ful.

AdjectiveEdit

bookful (comparative more bookful, superlative most bookful)

  1. (obsolete) Full of book-knowledge; stuffed with ideas gleaned from books.
    • 1711, Alexander Pope, An Essay on Criticsm, XXXV:
      The Bookful Blockhead, ignorantly read, / With Loads of Learned Lumber in his Head.

Etymology 2Edit

From book +‎ -ful.

NounEdit

bookful (plural bookfuls or booksful)

  1. As much as a book holds.