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During my breakdown, many things, tiny things I had not even registered before, had begun to torment me with guilt. I used to steal Splenda from Starbucks. I would go into a Starbucks whenever I needed the sweetener and would take a fistful of packets, even when I didn't buy a coffee.
Akhil Sharma

Meaning of "fistful" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FISTFUL

fistful  [ˈfɪstfʊl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FISTFUL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Fistful is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FISTFUL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of fistful in the English dictionary

The definition of fistful in the dictionary is the amount that you can hold in your fist.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FISTFUL


boastful
ˈbəʊstfʊl
distasteful
dɪsˈteɪstfʊl
distrustful
dɪsˈtrʌstfʊl
gustful
ˈɡʌstfʊl
hasteful
ˈheɪstfʊl
kistful
ˈkɪstfʊl
listful
ˈlɪstfʊl
lustful
ˈlʌstfʊl
mistful
ˈmɪstfʊl
moistful
ˈmɔɪstfʊl
molestful
məˈlɛstfʊl
pestful
ˈpɛstfʊl
restful
ˈrɛstfʊl
tasteful
ˈteɪstfʊl
tristful
ˈtrɪstfʊl
trustful
ˈtrʌstfʊl
untasteful
ʌnˈteɪstfʊl
wasteful
ˈweɪstfʊl
wistful
ˈwɪstfʊl
zestful
ˈzestfʊl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FISTFUL

fissure eruption
fissure of Rolando
fissure of Sylvius
fissured
fist
fist bump
fistfight
fistiana
fistic
fistical
fisticuff
fisticuffs
fistmele
fistnote
fistula
fistulae
fistular
fistulate
fistulous
fisty

WORDS THAT END LIKE FISTFUL

chestful
delightful
disgustful
doubtful
feastful
ghastful
hurtful
impactful
insightful
jestful
mistrustful
nestful
respectful
thirstful
thoughtful
thrustful
unboastful
unrestful
untrustful
wanrestful

Synonyms and antonyms of fistful in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «fistful» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FISTFUL

Find out the translation of fistful to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of fistful from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «fistful» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

一把
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

puñado
570 millions of speakers

English

fistful
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मुट्ठी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حفنة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

горсть
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

punhado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

fistful
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

poignée
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Fistful
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hand voll
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

一握り
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

항의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Fistful
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một nắm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உள்ளங்கயில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मुठ्ठी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

avuç dolusu şey
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pugno
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

garść
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

жменя
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pumn
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

fistful
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

handvol
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

näve
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

neve
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of fistful

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FISTFUL»

The term «fistful» is quite widely used and occupies the 48.271 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FISTFUL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about fistful

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QUOTES WITH «FISTFUL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word fistful.
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Akhil Sharma
During my breakdown, many things, tiny things I had not even registered before, had begun to torment me with guilt. I used to steal Splenda from Starbucks. I would go into a Starbucks whenever I needed the sweetener and would take a fistful of packets, even when I didn't buy a coffee.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FISTFUL»

Discover the use of fistful in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to fistful and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Fistful of Rice: My Unexpected Quest to End Poverty ...
The founder of a micro finance firm explains how he leveraged small loans to impoverished individuals into a business that not only turned a profit, but also helped the world's poor.
Vikram Akula, 2013
2
Serge Gainsbourg: A Fistful of Gitanes
In this, the first English biography to capture Gainsbourg in all his contradiction and gleeful outrageousness, Simmons tells the fascinating story of the Gallic star.
Sylvie Simmons, 2009
3
A Fistful of Fig Newtons
Here are Shepherd’s wild and wacky adventures, a dozen truer-than-life tales of college life on the G.I. Bill, of “Kidhood” in Hammond, Indiana, of tailgating on the Jersey Turnpike, and of other familiar defeats and humilations.
Jean Shepherd, 2010
4
A Fistful of Rubles: The Rise and Fall of the Russian ...
In A Fistful of Rubles, Juliet Johnson offers the first comprehensive look at how Russia's banks, once expected to revitalize the nation's economy, instead became one of the largest obstacles to its recovery.Drawing on interviews with ...
Juliet Johnson, 2000
5
A Fistful of Charms
The evil night things that prowl Cincinnati despise witch and bounty hunter Rachel Morgan.
Kim Harrison, 2009
6
A Fistful of Sky
Gypsum LaZelle waited twenty years for her magical abilities to manifest themselves—and now she isnÂ't ready for them at all.
Nina Kiriki Hoffman, 2004
7
A Fistful of Lentils: Syrian-Jewish Recipes from Grandma ...
The author shares125 recipes from her Syrian-Jewish grandmother, featuring a wide array of meat and vegetable dishes flavored with cumin, cinnamon, and other exotic spices.
Jennifer Felicia Abadi, 2007
8
Fear, Faith, and a Fistful of Chocolate: Wit and Wisdom for ...
Debora M. Coty is a popular speaker, columnist, internationally published writer, and award-winning author or coauthor of dozens of books.
Debora M. Coty, 2013
9
A Fistful of Rain
Returning home with limited prospects after establishing a life in the fast lane, Mim Bracca pursues a fervent goal of finally getting her feet on the ground, but when a sniper with links to her past targets her, she begins experiencing a ...
Greg Rucka, 2004
10
A Fistful of Tales: Short Stories and Vignettes
Short stories.
Ayodele Arigbabu, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FISTFUL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term fistful is used in the context of the following news items.
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Sharp deal still a surprise
It's tough to cast even a shadow of doubt in Bowman's direction given his fistful of Stanley Cup rings. Sharp joins a playoff-worthy roster of ... «TSN, Jul 15»
2
Going to Greece: a guide to the country, its islands and the best deals
The country needs your help – so get a fistful of euros and go and have a good time with the help of our in-depth guide to the best deals, hotels, ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
3
Miami's Calle Ocho hints at Havana that was, that isn't and that might …
Buy a fistful of Cuban cigars; Little Havana Cigar Factory, 1501 SW Eighth St., is among the places to go. lhcfstore.com. • Get in 1940s Havana ... «TheNewsTribune.com, Jul 15»
4
Dan Conradt: Handful of change answers calliope's siren call
He handed me my ice cream and I gave him a fistful of coins. He counted them on the flat of his hand, then gave me 11 cents back. "Thanks ... «Post-Bulletin, Jul 15»
5
Maine International Film Festival makes history with opening-night …
The festival also gives Bulloch a chance to see classics such as “Manhattan” and “A Fistful of Dollars” on a big screen. Upstairs, Linda McCann ... «Press Herald, Jul 15»
6
Hearing Set For Alleged Attacker of South Pas Senior
The attacker ran from the home with a fistful of jewelry when the woman's grandchildren arrived, according to authorities. Johnson was arrested ... «Patch.com, Jul 15»
7
Writer's Block: Boom, crash, wow!
Still, with one fistful of tiny newsprint squares and another fistful of wadded and crumpled dollar bills, a kid could suddenly find themselves with ... «Port isabel south padre, Jul 15»
8
The young man outside Chevron
I made a point after filling up with gas on Thursday at the Spreckels Park Chevron to grab a fistful of change in my car before heading in to ... «Manteca Bulletin, Jul 15»
9
Roy Exum: 'Snake' Was Laid Back
So a fistful of us college writers thought it would be great fun to just to watch the game, enjoy a great spread of food in the press box while ... «The Chattanoogan, Jul 15»
10
Freemium flood swamped rock chronicles
Flash forward a fistful of decades: the pop-rock drought became a flood. You no longer need to buy a weekly paper to learn about new releases ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»

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