Translation of "handful" - English-Italian dictionary

handful

noun uk /ˈhænd·fʊl/ us /ˈhændˌfʊl/

the amount of something that you can hold in one hand

manciata
a handful of nuts una manciata di noci
a handful

a small number of people or things

una manciata, un piccolo gruppo
Only a handful of people came to the meeting. Soltanto poche persone sono venute alla riunione.
a handful informal

someone who is difficult to control, especially a child

una peste
Daisy is only three, but she’s quite a handful. Daisy ha solo tre anni ma è una bella peste.

(Translation of “handful” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)