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Definition of "tumblerful" [tum•bler•ful]

  • As much as a tumbler will hold. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tumblerful" in a sentence
  • "For a restless person of ardent temperament and active plethoric circulation, a Lemon squash (unsweetened) of not more than half a tumblerful is a capital sedative; or, a whole lemon may be made hot on the oven top, being turned from time to time, and being put presently when soft and moist into a teacup, then by stabbing it about the juice will be made to escape, and should be drunk hot."
  • "I wasn't one of those kids who drank it by the tumblerful, and I only recently have started drinking it daily -- for those nutrients I just mentioned."
  • "Put them into a saucepan with a tumblerful of water."