Meaning of shelfful

shelf•ful

Pronunciation: (shelf'fool), [key]
— pl. -fuls.
  1. an amount adequate to fill a shelf: They buy canned goods by the shelfful.
  2. the amount contained on a shelf: We gave away a shelfful of books.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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