bookful

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From book +‎ -ful.

Adjective[edit]

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 2[edit]

From book +‎ -ful.

Noun[edit]

bookful (plural bookfuls or booksful)

  1. As much as a book holds.