-ful Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “-ful” in the English Dictionary

"-ful" in British English

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uk   us   /-fəl/ /-fʊl/

-ful suffix (HAVING)

having the ​statedquality to a high ​degree, or ​causing it: colourful powerful painful truthful beautiful

-ful suffix (AMOUNT)

the ​amount of something ​needed to ​fill the ​statedcontainer or ​place: a ​spoonful ofsugar a ​mouthful oftea a ​houseful ofpeople
(Definition of -ful from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “-ful”
in Chinese (Simplified) 有, 有…特性的, 引起…的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有, 有…特性的, 引起…的…
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