fistful


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fist·ful

 (fĭst′fo͝ol′)
n. pl. fist·fuls
The amount that a fist can hold.

fistful

(ˈfɪstfʊl)
n
the amount that can be held in the fist

fist•ful

(ˈfɪst fʊl)

n., pl. -fuls.
a handful.
[1605–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fistful - the quantity that can be held in the hand
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
Translations

fistful

[ˈfɪstfʊl] Npuñado m

fistful

[ˈfɪstfʊl] n (= handful) → poignée f

fistful

nHandvoll f; a fistful of pound coinseine Handvoll Pfundmünzen

fistful

[ˈfɪstfʊl] npugno, manciata
References in classic literature ?
From his trousers pockets he took a fistful of crumpled bank notes and a good deal of silver coin, which he piled on the bureau indiscriminately with keys, knife, handkerchief, and whatever else happened to be in his pockets.
I tell you he's given me a fistful of big notes three days ago.
com/items/fistful-of-stars/) Fistful of Stars  is a VR experience that allows a person to walk through the Orion Nebula in outer space, using images from the Hubble Space Telescope, and follow a star through its life from birth to death.
Riotous show returns to city FRED Lawless' brilliant comedy, A Fistful of Collars, is back after bringing the house down in 2010.
266 Games since Dons-humbling St Johnstone last scored five goals and 283 since they bagged a fistful away from home.
The film- maker is in Cannes to host a special celebration of the 50th anniversary of the birth of Spaghetti Western (genre) with the screening of Italian director Sergio Leone's newlyrestored A Fistful of Dollars on Saturday.
INGREDIENTS: 3tbsp vegetable oil Zest and juice of 1/2 a lemon, or 1 tbsp bottled lemon juice 1 clove of garlic Small piece of fresh ginger (approximately 1cm) or 1 tsp ground ginger A fistful of fresh coriander A fistful of fresh parsley, plus extra to garnish 1 onion 2 large carrots 1 potato 1/2 a vegetable stock cube METHOD: Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/gas 4.
CLINT EASTWOOD, right, became a Hollywood superstar thanks to his first outing as The Man With No Name in Sergio Leone's flawless Western A Fistful of Dollars (Five, tonight, 9pm).
Film George Clooney stars in Oscar nominated film The Descendants (15) Cineworld and Showcase Music Woodenbox With A Fistful Of Fivers are renowned for their raucous live shows - and they are playing on Teesside this weekend Woodenbox With A Fistful Of Fivers at the Georgian Theatre, Stockton, tomorrow Walk Take a suburban stroll around the outskirts of Middlesbrough Marton and Ormesby Beck, 4- miles Clubbing Superstar DJ Judge Jules will be behind the decks on Teesside tomorrow Judge Jules at Glam, Stockton.
It remains to be seen whether Fistful Of Dollars will develop into a horse capable of running in the valuable final of this series in September, but his immediate future looks bright and he could outclass this opposition.
THEATRE The Rat Pack Live From Las Vegas, Liverpool Empire, 0844 847 2525; A Fistful Of Collars, Royal Court, until May 15, www.
There's also episode two of cracking Aussie true-life crime drama Underbelly (Monday, STV, 9pm) but it's on at the same time as A Fistful of Dollars (Monday, Five, 9pm) starring Clint Eastwood.