hat·​ful | \ ˈhatˌfu̇l \
plural hatfuls also hatsful\ -​tˌfu̇lz , tsˌfu̇l \

Definition of hatful

1 : as much or as many as a hat will hold gathered a hatful of eggs
2 : a considerable amount or number : peck these dives can cost you a hatful of money— T. H. Fielding turned down a hatful of princes— Helen B. Woodward

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“Hatful.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hatful. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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