Definition of handicapped
: having a physical or mental disability; also : of or reserved for handicapped persons <handicapped parking spaces>
Examples of handicapped in a sentence
He has been handicapped since his motorcycle accident.
First Known Use of handicapped
Medical Definition of handicapped
sometimes offensive : having a physical or mental disability; also : of or reserved for individuals with a physical disability <handicapped parking spaces>
Legal Definition of handicapped
: having a disability that substantially limits a major life activity (as caring for oneself, working, or having sensory functions)
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