Examples of handy in a sentence
She's handy with a needle and thread.
He's handy around the house.
First Known Use of handy
Definition of Handy
W(illiam) C(hristopher) 1873–1958 American blues musician
HANDY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of handy for English Language Learners
: very useful or helpful
: near or close
: clever or skillful in using your hands, doing small jobs, etc.
HANDY Defined for Kids
Definition of handy for Students
1 : very useful or helpful <a handy tool>
2 : within easy reach <Keep a towel handy.>
3 : clever or skillful especially with the hands <He's handy with a paintbrush.>
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