Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The amount or number that a house can hold or accommodate: a houseful of Victorian furniture; a houseful of guests.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. as many as a house will hold

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. as many as a house will accommodate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A full complement for a house; as much or as many as a house will hold or accommodate, or as it requires: as, a houseful of goods, of furniture, or of people.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. as many as a house will accommodate

Etymologies

house +‎ -ful (Wiktionary)

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