Simple Definition of handy
: very useful or helpful
: near or close
: clever or skillful in using your hands, doing small jobs, etc.
Examples of handy
She's handy with a needle and thread.
He's handy around the house.
First Known Use of handy
Definition of Handy
W(illiam) C(hristopher) 1873–1958 Am. blues musician
HANDY Defined for Kids
Definition of handy
1 : very useful or helpful <a handy tool>
2 : within easy reach <Keep a towel handy.>
3 : clever or skillful especially with the hands <He's handy with a paintbrush.>
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