Definitions

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  • noun chiefly UK, Ireland, slang A mouthful.
  • noun UK, by extension A large portion or amount.
  • noun UK, Australia, slang A blast of verbal abuse, usually considered justifiable.

Etymologies

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From gob +‎ -ful.

Examples

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • - 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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