boxful [boks-foo l] ExamplesWord Origin noun, plural box·fuls.
- as much as a can hold: a boxful of cornflakes.
Origin of boxful First recorded in 1840–50;+ Usage note See . Examples from the Web for boxful Historical Examples of boxful
There was a boxful of packets of various flower-seeds to choose from, for the front garden.
Within a few days you will, I hope, get a boxful of the books which I have sent you as you asked me.
Eliot H. Robinson
After many experiments we succeeded in making a boxful of matches.
He said that he was meditating the sale of the boxful to someone.
William Carew Hazlitt
His garden was to him what a boxful of jewels is to some women.
C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson