Meaning of jugful in English:


Pronunciation /ˈdʒʌɡfʊl/

nounplural noun jugfuls

See jug

‘It seems to confirm what we always suspected - that Austrian wine, like Strauss operettas, is frivolous and irresponsible and only for swigging by the jugful.’
  • ‘The resident cats of the time didn't much like the hissing and spluttering and clattering the device made as it brewed a new jugful, but they came round in the end.’
  • ‘From that date you could drink it by the jugful in the cafés of Paris, and a gloriously refreshing tipple it was.’