Full to the gills

Full to the gills
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  • full to the gills — adjective Completely or overly full. Even though the room was full to the gills with people, they managed to push enough people aside to open up a small dance floor …   Wiktionary

  • stuffed to the gills — If someone is stuffed to the gills, they have eaten a lot and are very full …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • stuffed to the gills — in reference to people not fish, meaning full of food or bloated. May be an analogy to a fish that has been prepared as food with stuffing in the abdominal cavity as far as the gills …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • stuffed to the gills —    If someone is stuffed to the gills, they have eaten a lot and are very full.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • to the gills — adverb : as full as possible old cars loaded to the gills with household furniture Meridel Le Sueur * * * to the gills phrase as full as possible The room was packed to the gills. Thesaurus: full of people or thingssynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • (to) the gills — to the ˈgills idiom (informal) completely full • I was stuffed to the gills with chocolate cake. Main entry: ↑gillidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • to the gills — adverb Entirely or extremely; to the greatest degree possible. He came in with a suitcase, packed to the gills with samples and demonstration products. Syn: to the brim, to the full, to the gunnels, to the tonsils …   Wiktionary

  • to the gills — as full as possible The room was packed to the gills …   English dictionary

  • to the gills — phrasal as full or as much as possible < a suitcase packed to the gills > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • to the gills — ► to the gills until completely full. Main Entry: ↑gill …   English terms dictionary

  • to the gills — completely, as full as possible …   Dictionary of ichthyology


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