armful

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noun arm·ful \ˈärm-ˌfu̇l\

Definition of armful

plural

armfuls

play \-ˌfu̇lz\ also

armsful

play \ˈärmz-ˌfu̇l\
  1. :  as much as the arm or arms can hold

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First Known Use of armful

15th century


ARMFUL Defined for English Language Learners

armful

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noun

Definition of armful for English Language Learners

  • : an amount that can be carried in a person's arm or arms


ARMFUL Defined for Kids

armful

play
noun arm·ful \ˈärm-ˌfu̇l\

Definition of armful for Students

plural

armfuls

\-ˌfu̇lz\ or

armsful

\ˈärmz-ˌfu̇l\
  1. :  as much as a person's arm can hold He carried an armful of dirty clothes to the washing machine.

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