forkful [fawrk-foo l] ExamplesWord Origin noun, plural fork·fuls.
- the amount a can hold.
Origin of forkful 1635–45;+ , probably on the model of Usage note See . Examples from the Web for forkful Contemporary Examples of forkful
“Feel my noodle,” he says as he lowers a forkful onto her face.
October 10, 2013
Historical Examples of forkful
I yanked down a forkful of hay for each of them, after I saw to my own horse.
Susan Carleton Jones
My mind was on it all the time, and every forkful was placed with considerate care.
Going to the stable, I got a forkful of wet straw and carried it to my bonfire.
He had a forkful of hay over the opening when he saw her below.
Gerald Allan Sohl
After tasting his first forkful of food, he gasped, “And none of this ham!”
Word Origin and History for forkful n.
1640s; see(n.) + .