houseful houseful  /ˈhaʊs fəl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) as many as a house will accommodate

Usage(s):

  1. I had no cable, but I had DSL and a houseful of gizmos with screens: desktop, laptop, cell phone.
  2. If you grew up as a younger brother in a houseful of boys, you have probably lost count of the ways your big brothers shaped your life.
  3. The plot drones on about a houseful of servants who try to rehabilitate their bankrupt master by palming off a pretty scullery maid as a debutante, hoping she will bag a millionaire.

News

  • the STORY

    This year marks the thirtieth anniversary of the Melvins. Countless tours. Twenty-six albums. Piles of 7” records. A houseful of crazy merch like dolls, skateboards, comics, posters and even canned meat to their credit.
    on July 10, 2013     Source: The Reader

Quotes

  1. "Everybody was getting on that bandwagon," Jones said. "I've got a houseful of Chargers fans and they're getting on the Saints bandwagon. But I understand it. I'm talking about the 300 million people of this country. It's for the city of New...
    on Feb 7, 2010 By: Adam Jones Source: MLB.com

  2. "It seems to me that when it comes to taking notes, writing reports and applying for grants, that we should have a whole houseful of experts on that in state government," said Senate Minority Leader Ron Wieck, a Sioux City Republican. "I...
    on Aug 22, 2008 By: Ron Wieck Source: DesMoinesRegister.com

  3. Randhir says, "I have invited only a few friends. The girls are not in Mumbai. The dinner has nothing to do with Houseful. Can't I have a few friends at my place once in a while."
    on Jan 26, 2010 By: Randhir Kapoor Source: Indiainfo.com

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