Definitions

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

  • adjective Full to the limit; as full as possible.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • See choke-full.

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

  • Quite full; full to capacity; choke-full.

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

  • adjective Alternative spelling of chock full.

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

  • adjective packed full to capacity

Etymologies

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

[Middle English chokkeful, chokke-, of unknown meaning (perhaps from choken, to choke; see choke, or from chokken, to thrust, from Old French choquer, to collide with; see shock) + -ful, -ful.]

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