French translation of 'handful'
- (= small number)
a handful of [people]
une poignée de,
un petit nombre de[places, buildings]
⇒ There was only a handful of people at the concert.
Il n'y avait qu'une poignée de gens au concert.a handful of times
à quelques rares occasions
- (= contents of the hand)
poignée fa handful of soil
une poignée de terre
- (= nuisance)
⇒ She's quite a handful.
Elle n'est pas de tout repos.
Example Sentences Including 'handful'
There are probably only a handful of scientists in the world who do,' said Sutherland.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
There were a handful of black men around the graveside, their sadness real.The Last Raven
She offered a handful of cuttings from some other American newspapers.Desperadoes
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Translation of handful from the Collins English to French Dictionary