hatful hatful

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
  2. (n) as many or as much as a hat will hold

Usage(s):

  1. President Elpidio Quirino, well-meaning but weak, the leader of a party infected with corruption, had come to power in an election as crooked as a hatful of fishhooks.
  2. They also shared among them a hatful of political savvy.
  3. But Dassault had a hatful of other new ideas.

News

  • Citroen: Rally Finland - cleared for take-off to Mikkoland!

    After a break over the last few weeks, the World Rally Championship returns to action in Finland. At their home rally, flying Finns Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen will be aiming to claim another victory. The Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT will also be looking to Dani Sordo and Carlos del Barrio to help it come away with a hatful of points from the land of a 1,000 lakes. Competing in ... Keep ...
    on July 30, 2013     Source: Motorsport.com

Quotes

  1. "My players were very determined but missed a hatful of chances in the opening half," said Mancini. "We didn't play well after the restart and the only thing we can do is to be calm, look to the future and try to recover our form. I think the...
    on Sep 24, 2007 By: Roberto Mancini Source: Sportinglife.com

  2. "I have had a hatful of second places and strong results since winning in Dubai and it would be nice to have another victory," said Green. "It would be fantastic as I seem to play well in this part of the world."
    on Jan 25, 2007 By: Richard Green Source: CNN International

  3. Jagielka told BBC Radio Merseyside: "He's not really been missing a hatful - he's just not been taking the chances he normally would. Hopefully [his goal] will bode well for the rest of the season."
    on Nov 17, 2008 By: Phil Jagielka Source: BBC Sport

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