handicapped

adjective hand·i·capped \ ˈhan-di-ˌkapt , -dē- \

Definition of handicapped

sometimes offensive
: having a physical or mental disability; also : of or reserved for disabled persons
  • handicapped parking spaces

Examples of handicapped in a Sentence

  1. He has been handicapped since his motorcycle accident.


Medical Dictionary

handicapped

adjective hand·i·capped \ -ˌkapt \

medical Definition of handicapped

sometimes offensive
: having a physical or mental disability; also : of or reserved for individuals with a physical disability
  • handicapped parking spaces

Law Dictionary

handicapped

adjective han·di·capped

legal Definition of handicapped

: having a disability that substantially limits a major life activity (as caring for oneself, working, or having sensory functions)


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