Translation of "handful" - English-Russian dictionary


noun uk us /ˈhændfʊl/

[ C ] the amount of something that you can hold in one hand

a handful of sth

B2 a small number of people or things

небольшое количество, горстка
Only a handful of people came to the meeting.
a handful informal

someone who is difficult to control, especially a child

кто-либо доставляющий много хлопот, сущее наказание

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