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chock-a-block

[ chok-uh-blok ]SEE DEFINITION OF chock-a-block

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A company came on board the Scourge, and they filled us chock-a-block.

I wish I could ask you to stay, but we are chock-a-block with cousins and aunts.

The big Ravine and all the small nullahs are chock-a-block with corpses.

"Then, if it is true we'll find the Cavarale chock-a-block with British prisoners," said Dacres.

The place was chock-a-block with rough-looking men, either looking on or playing the games.

WORD ORIGIN

nautical, said of two blocks of tackle run so closely they touch; from chock + block (n.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CHOCK-A-BLOCK

chock-full

adjectivefilled to capacity
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