Definition of Cheekfuls

1. cheekful [n] - See also: cheekful



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cheekfuls

cheek-pouch
cheek bone
cheek by jowl
cheek muscle
cheek pouch
cheek pouches
cheek retractor
cheek retractors
cheek tooth
cheekbone
cheekboned
cheekbones
cheeke
cheeked
cheekful
cheekfuls (current term)
cheekier
cheekiest
cheekily
cheekiness
cheekinesses
cheeking
cheekless
cheekpiece
cheekpieces
cheeks
cheeky
cheeky monkey
cheep
cheeped

Literary usage of Cheekfuls

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1. The Writings of John Burroughs by John Burroughs (1895)
"... determined to move; if the mountain fell, he, at least, would be away in time. So, by mouthfuls or cheekfuls, the grain was transferred to a new place. ..."

2. Wake-robin by John Burroughs (1904)
"So, by mouthfuls or cheekfuls, the grain was transferred to a new place. lie did not make a "bee" to get it done, but carried it all himself, ..."

3. Squirrels and Other Fur-bearers by John Burroughs (1900)
"... or cheekfuls, the grain was transferred to a new place. He did not make a “bee” to get it done, but carried it all himself, occupying several days, ..."

4. Boys' and Girls' Bookshelf by Hamilton Wright Mabie, University Society, New York (1912)
"He took many cheekfuls of dry leaves into the hole during the few minutes that we watched him. Sparrows of several kinds, with waxwings and blue jays, ..."

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