EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HANDFUL
He compares it to little things, to a tiny seed, to a handful of leaven, to a pearl.
Now, every man who was a handful or two short of his crop began to look at us doubtfully.
Yates caught up a handful of sand, and flung it lightly against the pane.
He stooped, thinking he had caught it, but took up only a handful of soapy foam.
Then put them into the fish-kettle with cold water and a handful of salt.
Put them into the soup, add a handful of chopped parsley, and let them boil.
Then add by degrees the cocoa-nut; and lastly, a handful of sifted flour.
Meantime the body had decayed and had sunk down into a handful of dust.
The boy halted at the counter, producing a handful of square envelopes.
She then planted the comb in my mop of hair and tore out a handful of it.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR HANDFUL
- a few
- a lot
- hardly any
- not many
- only a few
- quite a few
- scarcely any
- small number
- take charge