Definition of dishful in English:


nounplural noun dishfuls

See dish

‘She boiled many yams, mashed them, and took a great dishful of them round the district.’
  • ‘All I know is that they're addictive, and I could easily have eaten a few dishfuls of them had I not controlled myself.’
  • ‘To grow such a dishful of crystals is relatively easy.’
  • ‘When she started eating dishfuls of high-fibre cereal, lean protein, low-fat dairy and lots of fruit and vegetables, she dropped 20 pounds and two dress sizes in two months.’
  • ‘Sometimes a present was bestowed upon the one who ate his dishful first.’



/ˈdiSHˌfo͝ol/ /ˈdɪʃˌfʊl/