Translation of "handful" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈhænd·fʊl/ us /ˈhændˌfʊl/

the amount of something that you can hold in one hand

a handful of nuts
a handful

a small number of people or things

un pequeño número
Only a handful of people came to the meeting.
a handful informal

someone who is difficult to control, especially a child

un revoltoso, una revoltosa
Daisy is only three, but she’s quite a handful.

(Translation of “handful” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)