Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The amount that a cap can hold.
  • idiom (a capful of wind) A sudden breeze.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun As much as fills a cap; a small quantity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun As much as will fill a cap.
  • noun (Naut.) a light puff of wind.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The amount that will fit into a cap.

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

  • noun the quantity that a cap will hold

Etymologies

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cap + -ful

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