Definition of fistful
1 : handful <a fistful of coins>
2 : a considerable number or amount <a whole fistful of musicians — Thomas Lask>
Examples of fistful in a sentence
She has won a fistful of awards.
<repairing the roof is going to cost a fistful of money>
First Known Use of fistful
FISTFUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fistful for English Language Learners
: an amount that can be held in one hand
: a somewhat large number or amount
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