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handpick

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verb hand·pick \ˈhan(d)-ˈpik\

Simple Definition of handpick

  • : to pick (something, such as a fruit) by using your hand

  • : to choose (something or someone) carefully by yourself instead of letting someone else do it

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of handpick

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to pick by hand as opposed to a machine process

  3. 2 :  to select personally or for personal ends

Examples of handpick in a sentence

  1. They run a farm where you can handpick fresh strawberries.

  2. a box of handpicked strawberries

  3. The executive handpicked her successor.



1831

First Known Use of handpick

1831



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