overfull

[ oh-ver-foo l ]SEE DEFINITION OF overfull

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OVERFULL

The college is overfull at present, and yet no girls wish to use the attics.

My brains are soaked like an overfull sponge: they can contain no more this morning.

While it might be but a fancy, that was no way to help a man who was overfull of them.

I love him whose soul is so overfull that he forgetteth himself, and all things are in him: thus all things become his down-going.

The question had caught her at a moment when her mouth was overfull of fried plaice and potatoes.

He could now allow himself a brief relaxation, and for once his grip was nerveless, for his heart was overfull.

If the tressing in or tuck of a ship's quarter under water hangs deep, or is overfull, they say she has a fat quarter.

Kind Ted hurried back, splashing an overfull tumbler of water as he came, on the polished oak floor.

An overfull bladder has been mistaken for an ovarian cyst and been punctured with a trocar before the mistake was discovered.

Overfull of life as my wild garden patch was, it would not have kept its (human) possessor very long from starvation.

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