Simple Definition of manhandle
: to move (something) by using rough force
: to treat (someone) in a rough or physically harmful way
Full Definition of manhandle
1 : to handle roughly
2 : to move or manage by human force <manhandled the posts into place>
Examples of manhandle
They manhandled the heavy boxes onto the truck.
She manhandled the posts into place.
He was manhandling the boy.
He says he was manhandled by the police.
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