armful

noun arm·ful \ ˈärm-ˌfu̇l \

Definition of armful

plural armfuls play \-ˌfu̇lz\ also armsful play \ˈärmz-ˌfu̇l\
: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

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

noun arm·ful \ ˈärm-ˌfu̇l \

Definition of armful for Students

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

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