Synonyms of handful in English:

handful


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noun

1‘we've received only a handful of letters’

SYNONYMS
a small number, a small amount, a small quantity, a sprinkling, a smattering, a scattering, a trickle
a few, one or two, several, some, not many
ANTONYMS

a lot

2‘the child is a real handful’

SYNONYMS
nuisance, problem, bother, irritant, source of annoyance, thorn in someone's flesh, thorn in someone's side, bugbear
informal pest, headache, pain, pain in the neck, pain in the backside, blister
Scottish informal nyaff, skelf
North American informal pain in the butt, nudnik, burr in someone's saddle, burr under someone's saddle
Australian informal fair cow
Australian, New Zealand informal nark
British vulgar slang pain in the arse
ANTONYMS

blessing