Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A small number or a few.

Usage examples (39)
  • A handful of pine-seed will cover mountains with the green majesty of forest.
  • Only a handful of responses were received
  • While professing unhappiness with what he called a handful of "mistakes," he held fast to his basic support of Bush's policies.
  • Mission mech franchise ready to roll out, having delayed the title a handful of times. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.