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One entry found for handful.
Main Entry: hand·ful
Pronunciation: primarystresshan(d)-secondarystressfudotl
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural handfuls /-secondarystressfudotlz /; also hands·ful /primarystresshan(d)z-secondarystressfudotl/
1 : as much or as many as the hand will grasp <a handful of jelly beans>
2 : a small quantity or number <a handful of people>
3 : as much as one can control or manage <the three babies are quite a handful>

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