Examples of handful in a Sentence
The children collected seashells by the handful.
Our dog is a real handful.
Recent Examples of handful from the Web
Arizona voters could see crowded ballots this fall as hundreds of thousands of signatures for a handful of complex initiatives were submitted to the Secretary of State's Office by Thursday's 5 p.m. deadline.
The World Cup is hurtling towards the end of its 21st staging, and though soccer is the most global of all games, success at its finest tournament has been reserved for a handful of bluebloods.
News from the battlefield has been scarce but for a handful of missives delivered by those brave enough to keep tweeting.
The cars had been modified for a handful of kids who have difficulties standing or walking independently, to give them a chance to be mobile and independent.
The ex-president is expected to stump nationwide for a handful of congressional candidates beginning in September, according to CNBC.
In each of the last two years, Hart was on the Phantoms’ playoff roster for a handful of games after his junior team’s schedule ended.
This past week was Pride Week for Houston and the popular downtown parade on Saturday night was the place to be for a handful of hours.
Joanna Gaines Reveals All Her Pregnancy Cravings: Fast Food, Fruity Pebbles and Candy! While Crew was used for a handful of baby girls last year and as a word name is not traditionally gendered, it is given predominantly to baby boys.
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HANDFUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of handful for English Language Learners
: an amount that you can hold in your hand
: a small amount or number
: someone or something that is difficult to control
HANDFUL Defined for Kids
Definition of handful for Students
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