armful armful

Definition(s):

  • (n) the quantity that can be contained in the arms

Usage(s):

  1. Mohammad al-Rubeiy, dressed in a smart black suit and black tie, holding an armful of campaign posters, is feeling optimistic.
  2. So I gathered an armful of books and, bearlike, climbed out of the chamber and squinted at the cloudless sky.
  3. Talkshow Host Ellen Degeneres jokingly grabs an armful of Emmy statuettes backstage at the television award show in September.

News

  • History comes alive: Airplane from World War II lands in Great Falls

    Joe Paterson is a bit of a World War II history buff. He's in town visiting family and picked up an armful of WWII books at the Great Falls library before heading to the airport to see the vintage T-6 airplane that landed there Monday morning.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Great Falls Tribune

Quotes

  1. From the three network anchors to a former governor to the Buffalo nun who taught him in seventh grade, Tim Russert's extended family bid farewell yesterday to "an unmade bed of a man, with an armful of newspapers and a cellphone to his ear," as...
    on Jun 19, 2008 By: Tom Brokaw Source: Washington Post

  2. "If I was Darren, I would sit myself down with an armful of Lineker DVDs and study them," said Royle. "They have very similar attributes. People would say there wasn't a lot more to Lineker's game than scoring goals, which always made me...
    on Aug 14, 2007 By: Joe Royle Source: Daily Mail

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