Definition of gourdful in English:



  • See gourd

    • ‘A gourdful of the drink is taken upon rising in the early morning, and no food is eaten until 10 or 11 o'clock.’
    • ‘I guarantee SAT scores would soar if high schoolers knew their academic efforts would be celebrated with a gourdful of mountain-brewed beer.’
    • ‘A bowlful of rice to eat, a gourdful of water to drink, and living in a mean dwelling; all this is hardship others would find intolerable.’