or chock·a·block adjective
- Squeezed together; jammed: The cheering fans were chock-a-block in the stands.
- Completely filled; stuffed: “I recommend the north shore chowder, chockablock with pieces of seasonal fish” (Charles Monaghan).
- Nautical Drawn so close as to have the blocks touching. Used of a ship's hoisting tackle.
Chock: a hall that was chock-a-block full.
Origin: Alteration (influenced by chock)
Origin: of block-a-block
Origin: : block
Origin: + a-2
Origin: + block