Synonyms of 'handful'
1 fewDictionary, sprinkling, small amounta handful of potential investors
2 nuisanceDictionary, bother, pestZara can be a handful sometimes.
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Bother means trouble or difficulty. You can also use bother to refer to an activity which causes this, especially when you would prefer not to do it or get involved with it.
Most men hate the bother of shaving.
pain in the neck (informal)
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Thesaurus for handful from the Collins English Thesaurus
A handful of people or things is a small number of them.