Synonyms of handful in English:

handful


See definition of handful

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

pest, headache, pain, pain in the neck, pain in the backside, blister

Scottish nyaff, skelf

North American pain in the butt, nudnik, burr in someone's saddle, burr under someone's saddle

Australian fair cow

NZ Australian nark

British vulgar slang pain in the arse

ANTONYMS

blessing