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handy

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adjective \ˈhan-dē\

Simple Definition of handy

  • : very useful or helpful

  • : near or close

  • : clever or skillful in using your hands, doing small jobs, etc.

Full Definition of handy

hand·i·erhand·i·est

  1. 1 a :  conveniently near b :  convenient for use c of a ship :  easily handled

  2. 2 :  clever in using the hands especially in a variety of useful ways <handy with a hammer as well as with a paintbrush>

hand·i·ness noun

Examples of handy

  1. She's handy with a needle and thread.

  2. He's handy around the house.



1650

First Known Use of handy

1650

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Handy

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biographical name Han·dy \ˈhan-dē\

Definition of Handy

  1. W(illiam) C(hristopher) 1873–1958 Am. blues musician



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