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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - As much as a small metal cap will hold.

Usage examples (33)
  • She was suffering from rheumatism, and required treatment with a 'thimbleful' of vodka which loosened her tongue.
  • Taking my "thimbleful" of chocolate, I retreated to a corner where I could sit and sip and take observations unobserved.
  • My husband asked for berries and got a thimbleful.
  • 'You can't get reliable results from a thimbleful.' for more
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