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handler

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noun han·dler \ˈhan(d)-lər, ˈhan-dəl-ər\

Simple Definition of handler

  • : a person who trains or controls an animal

  • : a person who carries or handles something

  • : a person who guides, helps, or manages a political or public figure

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of handler

  1. 1 :  one that handles something

  2. 2 a :  a person in immediate physical charge of an animal; especially :  a person who exhibits dogs at shows or field trials b :  a person who trains or acts as second for a boxer c :  a manager of a political or public figure or campaign

Examples of handler in a sentence

  1. a dog handler and breeder

  2. a politician and his handlers



14th Century

First Known Use of handler

14th century


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