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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Amount that can be contained in the inside part of your hand, between your fingers and your wrist.

Usage examples (35)
  • So he dared to cup up a palmful and sip it gingerly.
  • He cups a palmful of the hair to his nose and inhales.
  • I chewed a palmful of herbs and lulled my mind by will.
  • Harmon sifted a palmful of sand from one hand to another. for more
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