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handmade

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adjective hand·made \ˈhan(d)-ˈmād\

Simple Definition of handmade

  • : made with the hands or by using hand tools

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of handmade

  1. :  made by hand or by a hand process

Examples of handmade in a sentence

  1. <received a handmade sweater at the baby shower>



1603

First Known Use of handmade

1603


HANDMADE Defined for Kids

handmade

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adjective hand·made \ˈhand-ˈmād\

Definition of handmade for Students

  1. :  made by hand rather than by machine <a handmade rug>





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