Examples of handy in a Sentence
She's handy with a needle and thread.
He's handy around the house.
Recent Examples of handy from the Web
Schmidt noted a drone will come in handy in quite a few situations the Fire Department sees.
The oven can crank out more than 1,000 warm, pillowy pitas an hour; that should come in handy as Mr. Tibi follows Mr. Ottolenghi’s footsteps into wholesale and retail later this year.
The Broncos went to the state meet last year as well, and the experience seemed to have come in handy.
The handy pack is waterproof and comes with a hook to hang right in your shower.
Ms. Brewster seems quite delightful and does have a handy way with a phrase, if not eventually her knitting.
The World Taxidermy Championships, a Super Bowl for handy people obsessed with bringing the dead back to some semblance of life, happened earlier this month.
That model is bound to be a bit bigger than a pair of glasses, but the tech used to squeeze down holograms into such a small package will certainly come in handy, if not right away, then soon.
With some handy but basically political and cosmetic help from its Coalition allies, the US destroyed the fourth-largest land army on the planet in four days at a cost of only 148 American dead.
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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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