Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “plateful”


noun [C]     /ˈpleɪt.fʊl/
all that there is on one plate: I offered him a biscuit and he ate the whole plateful.Informal measurements of volumeMeasurements of volume
(Definition of plateful noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of plateful

More definitions for “plateful”

Translations of “plateful”

Word of the Day


a document given to students or reporters which contains information about a particular subject

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More