Signs for FULL

Use a different sign whether your stomach is full or a container is full.

Meaning: Containing or holding as much or as many as possible; having no empty space.


Meaning: Having an appetite completely satisfied, especially for food or drink.

This sign is specifically referred to full stomach after eating or drinking only.

Written ASL

[Note: ASL writing is not an official standard. This sign language writing remains in a state of open space to allow room for experiment, evolution, and improvement.]

ASL written for FULL as in food

Written ASL digit for "FULL" as in 'stuffed with food or enough eating', contributed by Todd Hicks in the ASLwrite community, 2017.

ASL written for FULL as in food

An improved version of the written ASL digit for "FULL" as in 'stuffed with food or enough eating', contributed by Todd Hicks in 2020.

Deaf Culture and tidbits

Signing Kid

What would "talking with mouth full" like in sign language? Yes, there is such as a thing in sign language! Talking with hand full.

Q: What does this little girl say? A: She said in ASL (translated as), "No, it's mine." She took some of her birthday mother's cake and resisted to share hers with her mother. Ha.

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