Definition of Lapful in English :

Define Lapful in English

Lapful meaning in English

Meaning of Lapful in English

Pronunciation of Lapful in English

Lapful pronunciation in English

Pronounce Lapful in English


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1. lapful

the quantity that can be held in the lap

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the amount held in one's lap
Imagine sitting on a hard courtroom bench with a lapful of tissues.

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nounWord forms: plural ˈlapˌfuls
as much as a lap can hold

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a. The front area from the waist to the knees of a seated person.
b. The portion of a garment that covers the lap.
2. A hanging or flaplike part, especially of a garment.
3. An area of responsibility, interest, or control: an opportunity that dropped in his lap.

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