bare-handed

adverb or adjective bare-hand·ed \ ˈber-ˈhan-dəd \

Definition of bare-handed

1 : without gloves
2 : without tools or weapons
  • fight an animal bare-handed

First Known Use of bare-handed

15th century


BARE-HANDED Defined for English Language Learners

bare-handed

adverb

Definition of bare-handed for English Language Learners

  • : with the hand or hands only : without using a tool, weapon, glove, etc.


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