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[boks-foo l] /ˈbɒks fʊl/
noun, plural boxfuls.
as much as a box can hold:
a boxful of cornflakes.
Origin of boxful
1840-50; box1 + -ful
Usage note
See -ful. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Iraqis eat the sweet by the boxful, particularly in the winter.
  • Over the years he bought them from dealers and other sources, paying a few dollars per boxful.
  • Four decks of cards and a boxful of poker chips were also found.
  • Early on, you'll find an obese hamster you'll need to exercise using a boxful of toys.
  • Then, as he neared the end of the final boxful, his mood changed to one of irresistible desire.

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