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Synonyms for handfulˈhænd fʊl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. handful, smattering(noun)

    a small number or amount

    Synonyms:
    handful, smattering, fistful

  2. handful, fistful(noun)

    the quantity that can be held in the hand

    Synonyms:
    handful, smattering, fistful

Wiktionary

  1. handful(noun)

    Synonyms:
    fistful, handsbreadth, handbreadth

  2. handful(noun)

    As much as the hand will grasp or contain. - Joseph Addison

    Synonyms:
    handbreadth, fistful, handsbreadth

  3. handful(noun)

    A hand's breadth; four inches.

    Synonyms:
    fistful, handbreadth, handsbreadth

  4. handful(noun)

    A small quantity, usually approximately equal to five, the number of fingers on a hand.

    Synonyms:
    fistful, handsbreadth, handbreadth

  5. handful(noun)

    Something which can only be managed with difficulty.

    Synonyms:
    fistful, handbreadth, handsbreadth

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. handful(n.)

    Synonyms:
    maniple

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

fistful, handle, handhold, doorknob, hilt, bunch, knob


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