handgrip

noun hand·grip \ ˈhan(d)-ˌgrip \

Definition of handgrip

1 :a grasping with the hand
2 :handle
3 handgrips plural :hand-to-hand combat

Examples of handgrip in a Sentence

  1. the vegetable peeler has a no-slip handgrip

  2. the tube TV was so bulky that it was difficult for the movers to get a solid handgrip on it

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First Known Use of handgrip

before 12th century

handgrip Synonyms

Synonyms
grip, haft, handle, helve
Related Words
bar, handlebar; bail, bow, loop; hilt, shaft; crop, whipstock; broomstick
Near Antonyms
release, relinquishment


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