Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A mouthful.
  • n. A large portion or amount.
  • n. A blast of verbal abuse, usually considered justifiable.

Etymologies

From gob +‎ -ful. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • - Then the oul fella comes out with his bloody scarab and giving you a gobful out of his Karma bloody Sutra in bloody Aramaic or what is it.

    cyclops

  • This cage-design theory appears to fall apart if, by some twist of fate, the hen inside it gets a gobful of her own yolk.

    MY EMPIRE OF DIRT

  • It's the internet on fast-forward, and it's aggressive – like trying to order from a waiter who keeps finishing your sentences while ramming spoonfuls of what he thinks you want directly into your mouth, so you can't even enjoy your blancmange without chewing a gobful of black pudding first.

    Google Instant is trying to kill me

  • The dedicated Raiders fans who put the effort in travelling to the big smoke for the clash didn't miss their chance to give their former darling a gobful either.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • It's the internet on fast-forward, and it's aggressive - like trying to order from a waiter who keeps finishing your sentences while ramming spoonfuls of what he thinks you want directly into your mouth, so you can't even enjoy your blancmange without chewing a gobful of black pudding first.

    The Daily Mashup

  • Sailor, one of the defenders, gave him a gobful, presumably not just politely inquiring what it is like to play on the flanks for the club, or what it is like to be coached by Bennett.

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  • Despite its rusted guitar snarl and down-mixed vocals seemingly barked through a gobful of tracing paper, it's a reasonably straight version - albeit one that lurches drunkenly at your face before collapsing in a mewling tantrum of feedback, then twitching out the remainder of its sub-three-minute run time lying face down in the gutter.

    Drowned In Sound // Feed

  • Back when she was regular old Sara, constantly loudly talking about nothing in a voice that's the exact audio representation of chewing a gobful of tinfoil, nobody seemed to like Sara at all.

    Hecklerspray

  • "If you're going to spit on somebody, you're going to summon up a gobful, not something like a spray of saliva …. a scattergun thing which is shown on the video," Neild said.

    The Roar - Your Sports Opinion

  • It ain’t cricket anymore – it’s a bloody poor substitute; way back when, if we gave a bit of stick to the bloke at bat we knew quick as a wink we’d cop a gobful from the chief –

    A Game With Honour And Tradition

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