full to the gunwales

full to the gunwales
full to the gunwales phrase
completely full
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Main entry: gunwale

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  • full to the gunwales — completely full …   English dictionary

  • packed to the gunwales — (informal) Absolutely full ● gunwale …   Useful english dictionary

  • to the gunwales — informal so as to be almost overflowing the car is stuffed to the gunwales with camera equipment * * * to the gunwales informal + old fashioned : as full as possible The car was loaded to the gunwales with gifts. • • • Main Entry: ↑gunwale …   Useful english dictionary

  • to the gunwales — old fashioned if something is filled to the gunwales, it is very full. The room was packed to the gunwales with food and crates of wine …   New idioms dictionary

  • to the gunwales — phrasal as full as possible …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • full — 1. adjective 1) her glass was full Syn: filled, filled up, filled to capacity, filled to the brim, brimming, brimful Ant: empty 2) streets full of people Syn: crowded wit …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • The Boats of the "Glen Carrig" — Infobox Book | name = The Boats of Glen Carrig title orig = translator = image caption = dust jacket of The Boats of Glen Carrig author = William Hope Hodgson illustrator = cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = genre …   Wikipedia

  • The Frantics (comedy) — For other uses, see The Frantics. The Frantics is a Canadian comedy troupe consisting of Paul Chato, Rick Green, Dan Redican and Peter Wildman.The group formed in the late 1970s. In 1981, they were given a weekly radio slot on the CBC Radio show… …   Wikipedia

  • gunwale — UK [ˈɡʌn(ə)l] / US noun [countable] Word forms gunwale : singular gunwale plural gunwales the upper edge of the side of a boat or ship • full to the gunwales …   English dictionary

  • packed — adjective the actors peeked from behind the curtain to see a packed house Syn: crowded, full, filled (to capacity), crammed, jammed, solid, overcrowded, overfull, teeming, seething, swarming; informal jam packed, chock full, standing room only,… …   Thesaurus of popular words

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