Translation of handful in Spanish:
- 1.1 (amount) his hair was coming out by the handfulel pelo se le caía a mechones or manojosExample sentences1.2 (small number) (+ singular or plural verb) only a handful of people were there
1.3 (troublesome person or people) (no plural) they are a real handful (children)había poca gentesolo había un puñado de personasdan mucho trabajoson muy traviesos(adults)son muy difícilesson de armas tomarExample sentences
- They know the elusive swing voters scattered in a handful of key states want moderation, not aggression.
- They were replaced by a distant silver moon and a handful of scattered shiny stars.
- Despite having a fair amount of interest only a handful of people took the plunge.
- He is a good fighter and was a rough handful, but Harry dealt with him very well.
- The hound has to be a real character who tends to be bossy and, maybe, has become too much of a handful for his owners to deal with.
- He was learning she could be quite a handful, challenging him in ways he did not expect.
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