- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||(informal) a great amount of spoken information or gossip, sometimes of a startling sort.
||a scolding lecture or harangue.
I gave him an earful about his recent behavior.
The word earful
contains the following part:
that means an amount that fills
More about this word part:
The suffix -ful2 attaches to native English nouns denoting containers to form amount nouns.