from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An amount; the contents of one full bag.
- n. A large assortment.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quantity that a bag will hold.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. As much as a bag will hold, of whatever size: as, three bagfuls of wool.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quantity that a bag will hold
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A common response to a problem of this magnitude might be to donate some cash to a charity or to leave a bagful of staples -- rice, pasta, canned tomatoes, for example -- in the new bins for the hungry at the exit to your supermarket after you've done your own shopping.
This was not any old crowd, where you could get to the front with sharp elbows and a bagful of attitude.
Within a few minutes, he came back with a bagful of liquor.
Mary is no stickler for grooming, and Daniels requested that Mo'Nique skip shaving her underarms and eat chips by the bagful to encourage facial blemishes.
I just made lemon bars with a bagful of Meyer lemons from our neighbors.
You can't beat freshly cooked mackerel and my gran used to souse the excess to snack on until I showed up with another bagful.
It was easy to catch a carrier bagful in a couple of hours with just one baited hook and a small float.
So in the dark of the night, he carried a bagful of grain quietly and walked into his brother's store, dropped this bag and walked back.
Not enough people are repeating the speaker so the words don't travel very far, buy people are still milling about happily at the back of the crowd, particularly since someone has arrived with a bagful of foam hands and is duly dispensing them.
This story has more twists and turns than a bagful of snakes.