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[chohk-foo l] /ˈtʃoʊkˈfʊl/
adjective Unabridged
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  • He was choke-full, of course, of local Bismarck anecdotes and began to reel them off.

    Atlantis Gerhart Hauptmann
  • There is a kind of innocent-looking woman who knows no more of the world than a young chicken, and is choke-full of emotions.

  • Jacks don't have a chance in towns; but give them a free hand out on the plains, and I tell you they are just choke-full of sense.

    Redskin and Cow-Boy G. A. (George Alfred) Henty
  • The rooms, choke-full of misery, sent piercing shrieks and wails and groans out into the night.

    Men in War Andreas Latzko
  • That king did not use brick from poverty; for he was choke-full of revenues, being ruler of all Caria.

  • There wasn't much else in the room except the smell, and that seemed to fill it choke-full.

    New Treasure Seekers E. (Edith) Nesbit
  • The two parlours and the tap-room and the kitchen are all choke-full.

    My Novel, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • The Eastern hospitals, at Scutari and within the lines of our camp, were choke-full of the wounded.

  • The place, as I said before, was choke-full, just to excess; so that one could scarcely breathe.

    The Life of Mansie Wauch David Macbeth Moir
British Dictionary definitions for choke-full


a less common spelling of chock-full
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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