chock-full chock-full

Definition(s):

  • (adj) packed full to capacity

Usage(s):

  1. And I found them: my apartment was chock-full of delicious, invisible data, ripe for the plucking.
  2. The new model is chock-full of exquisite details, from its soft leather seats to the wood-veneer finish of its Art Decoinspired dashboard.
  3. Stores are chock-full of scrapbooking material, baskets and yarns.

News

  1. Real home opener tonight

    BISBEE — After the Las Cruces Renegades canceled days before last Friday’s home opener at Warren Ballpark, the Bisbee Ironmen scrambled to find a replacement opponent. Fortunately, a team chock-full of actual Bisbee-ites was there to take their place, and a goodly number of the Bisbee Kings’ own friends and family helped fill the grandstand. Unfortunately, the town ball collection of guys ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Sierra Vista Herald

  2. 26 New Black Hole Candidates Found In Andromeda

    William Robinson writes "Astronomers have discovered 26 new likely black holes in the neighboring Andromeda galaxy — the largest haul of black hole candidates ever found in a galaxy apart from our own. The central region of the Andromeda galaxy is chock-full of black holes, according to extensive observations with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory." These 26 black hole candidates add to nine ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Slashdot

  3. Andromeda: My God, It's Full of Black Holes

    The central region of the Andromeda galaxy is chock-full of black holes, according to extensive observations with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. Continue reading ?
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Discovery News

Quotes

  1. "He is the biggest star here, even though it's chock-full of celebrities," Lopez said in Washington this week, people.com reported. "The night he won the election, you could feel it in the air. I was ...... watching him with tears in my eyes,...
    on Jan 21, 2009 By: Jennifer Lopez Source: Edmonton Sun

  2. "The resumes were chock-full of valuable information, such as employment history (suggesting potential sources of 401(k) transfers), recent salary levels and vital contact information, such as cell phone telephone numbers that might not otherwise be...
    on Sep 12, 2007 By: William Galvin Source: Reuters

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