EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English carful (cartful), equivalent to car +‎ -ful. Shift in meaning follows that of "cart" to modern senses of car.

NounEdit

carful (plural carfuls or carsful)

  1. As much as a car will hold.
    Tourists were arriving by the carful.

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Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From caru +‎ -ful.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

carful

  1. anxious
  2. careful

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DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: careful