armful

armful

[ahrm-fool]
noun, plural armfuls.
1.
as much as a person can hold or carry in an arm or both arms.
2.
Informal. a girl or woman with a well-rounded figure.
3.
Informal. an obstreperous child; handful.

Origin:
1570–80; arm1 + -ful


1. See -ful.
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armful (ˈɑːmfʊl)
 
n , pl -fuls
the amount that can be held by one or both arms

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