Meaning of fistful in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfɪs(t)fʊl/

Translate fistful into Spanish


  • As much as a person can hold in their clenched hand.

    ‘the man took a fistful of cash from the drawer’
    • ‘he grabbed fistfuls of my hair and tugged at it’
    • ‘The newest tech tycoons, they prophesied, would be left clutching fistfuls of worthless options.’
    • ‘A festival staffer came by and gave them a fistful of free passes.’
    • ‘It is gorgeously shot, a stunning film to look at, and contains a fistful of stunning set pieces.’
    • ‘The piece ended with the cast hurling fistfuls of flowers toward the audience.’
    • ‘Already it's won him a fistful of awards and thousands more fans in New Zealand.’
    • ‘Suddenly, months later, I find myself with fistfuls of Mozart, Schubert, and Ravel under my fingers and a quickly approaching recital engagement.’
    • ‘I sit on my rock with a fistful of raisins and listen.’
    • ‘It's a fistful of phone, this one—heavy and fat, sheathed in leather like a police radio.’
    • ‘Watching it is like being fed fistfuls of scorched earth, but as horrible as that sounds, it's a fantastic film.’
    • ‘The film has plenty of heart, plenty of style, and a fistful of solid laughs.’