Definition of handgrip
1 : a grasping with the hand
2 : handle
3 handgrips plural : hand-to-hand combat
Examples of handgrip in a Sentence
the vegetable peeler has a no-slip handgrip
the tube TV was so bulky that it was difficult for the movers to get a solid handgrip on it
Recent Examples of handgrip from the Web
The 20-megapixel J5 has a nice little handgrip and a textured front panel which give it a subdued throwback aesthetic.
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Before 12th Century
First Known Use of handgrip
before 12th century
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