Meaning of tumblerful in English:


Pronunciation /ˈtʌmbləfʊl/

nounplural noun tumblerfuls

See tumbler

‘She slid into paroxysms of laughter that she tried quelling with a tumblerful of Southern Comfort.’
  • ‘I took two tumblerfuls of cold water.’
  • ‘Stir one tumblerful of good brandy and a wineglassful of Sherry wine.’
  • ‘Chop up the cores of five or six stalks of lemon grass and put them in a blender with a tumblerful of spirits, blend thoroughly.’
  • ‘If you throw a tumblerful of water into the sea, you cannot get the same tumblerful of water out again.’