Adjective "Handful" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Handful


    Definition:

    noun, plural handfuls.

    1. the quantity or amount that the hand can hold: a handful of coins.

    2. a small amount, number, or quantity: a handful of men.

    3. Informal. a person or thing that is as much as one can manage or control: The baby's tantrums made him a handful.

    Origin:
    handful