dou·​ble·​hand·​ed ˈdə-bəl-ˈhan-dəd How to pronounce doublehanded (audio)
: having, requiring, or suitable for two sailors
a doublehanded dinghy
also : involving boats each crewed by two sailors
a doublehanded race

Word History

First Known Use

1975, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of doublehanded was in 1975

Dictionary Entries Near doublehanded

Cite this Entry

“Doublehanded.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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