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Meaning of “full” - Learner’s Dictionary

full

adjective     /fʊl/
NO MORE POSSIBLE
A2 If a container or a space is full, it contains as many things or people as possible or as much of something as possible: We couldn't get in, the cinema was full. The shelves were full of books. The bottle was still nearly full.FullMaximum and minimum
A LOT
A2 containing a lot of things or people or a lot of something: The room was full of people. His face was full of anger. Don't speak with your mouth full.Full
COMPLETE [always before noun]
A2 complete and including every part: Please give your full name and address. I don't think that we've heard the full story yet.Complete and wholeVery and extreme
full speed/strength/volume, etc
B1 the greatest speed/strength/volume, etc possible: We were driving at full speed. UK She got full marks in the test.Maximum and minimumPower and intensityEnergy, force and power
be full of yourself
to think that you are very importantShowing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
be full of sth
to be talking or thinking a lot about a particular thing: He's full of stories about his trip.Excited, interested and enthusiastic
FOOD informal ( also UK full up)
B2 having eaten enough food: No more for me, thanks, I'm full.FullHungry and thirsty
a full face/figure
a face or body shape that is large and round →  See also have your hands full , be in full swing FullFat or well-built
(Definition of full adjective from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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