Definition of bushelful in English:


nounPlural bushelfuls

  • See bushel

    • ‘Michelle has been known to eat fresh peas by the proverbial bushelful.’
    • ‘And someone had tried the same thing with putting sand into bushelfuls of wheat just the previous autumn.’
    • ‘I grew up eating Chesapeake Bay crabs by the bushelful.’
    • ‘I'll remember Horace as a true original, unhybridized, a bushelful of contradictions: stubborn but sentimental, steely and twinkly, old-school formal but startlingly earthy.’