Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Full of activity and work; laborious; industrious.

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

  • adjective rare Full of work; diligent.

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

  • adjective rare Full of activity or work; laborious; industrious.

Etymologies

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From Middle English workvol, from Old English weorcful ("active, industrious"), equivalent to work +‎ -ful.

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