\CHOK-uh-BLOK\ , adjective:
1. Extremely full; crowded; jammed.
2. Nautical. Having the blocks drawn close together, as when the tackle is hauled to the utmost.
I have a hard time thinking of a pleasant chockablock circumstance. When Mast was chockablock on Saturdays, it was good for business, but not for my soul. And not for my neatly folded t-shirts. When Well Bred is chockablock, it’s good for their pockets, but not for the expedience of the line when I desire a refill.
I guess a chockablock cup of coffee is pleasant. And a chockablock alumni event. And a chockablock container of dark chocolate covered pretzels.