Translation of "handful" - English-Portuguese dictionary

handful

noun uk /ˈhænd·fʊl/

the amount of something that you can hold in one hand

punhado
a handful of nuts
a handful

a small number of people or things

um punhado, meia dúzia
Only a handful of people came to the meeting.
a handful informal

someone who is difficult to control, especially a child

pessoa/criança difícil
Daisy is only three, but she’s quite a handful.

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