Meaning of -FUL in English


I. adjective suffix

( sometimes -ful·ler sometimes -ful·lest )

Etymology: Middle English, from Old English, from full, adjective

1. : full of

pride ful

2. : characterized by

peace ful

3. : having the qualities of

master ful

4. : tending, given, or liable to

help ful

II. noun suffix

: number or quantity that fills or would fill

room ful

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.