Definitions

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  • noun the quantity contained in a bowl.

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  • noun As much as is held by a bowl.

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  • noun the quantity contained in a bowl

Etymologies

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bowl +‎ -ful

Examples

  • Here's my favorite salad, which I call a bowlful of protein, as it's made of lentils, spinach and peppers, no fancy dressing, no additional pizzazz, just plain old simple Indian salad!

    Simple Chickpea and Mung Salad - A bowl full of Protein

  • Here's my favorite salad, which I call a bowlful of protein, as it's made of lentils, spinach and peppers, no fancy dressing, no additional pizzazz, just plain old simple Indian salad!

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  • “How ’bout we sneak a bowlful while the boys are occupied.”

    Saving Grace

  • Mommy with bubbling soda, Daddy with steaming bowlful of hardening spackle, would plump up my Sears Percale pillows behind my swollen little neck.

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  • I squeeze sriracha into my bowlful until the top of the soup is more red than orange.

    The Kitchen Daughter

  • A savory, warming bowlful proves the sumptuous ends justify the malodorous means.

    No Need to Gripe About Tripe

  • One mom of multiples keeps a bowlful of pacifiers, like mints, on the living room table, so one is never too far from reach.

    A Conversation with Stacy M. DeBroff, author of The Mom Book

  • I squeeze sriracha into my bowlful until the top of the soup is more red than orange.

    The Kitchen Daughter

  • It took a minute before any of them saw the princess, a girl who looked to be about nine years old, standing beneath the monster with a bowlful of SweeTarts.

    So Much Pretty

  • The beard on his double chin is as white as snow, and when he laughs, his little round belly shakes like a bowlful of jelly - and that, as Ernest Berger sees it, is the problem.

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