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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - As many or as much as a cap will hold; (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent.

Usage examples (36)
  • And why do strikers invariably miss a "hatful" of chances?
  • Take a hatful of pine shavings and remove the hat.
  • There are problems within evolution by the hatful.
  • "A good oculist is made at the expense of a hatful of eyes." for more
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