Definition of bankfull in English:

bankfull

adjective

  • 1Of a river: swollen to the top of its banks; full to its banks of or with water.

  • 2Designating or relating to the conditions in which a river will start to flood.

Origin

Early 17th century. From bank + full.

Pronunciation

bankfull

/ˌbaŋkˈfʊl/