handily

adverb hand·i·ly \ ˈhan-də-lē \
|Updated on: 8 Jul 2018

Definition of handily

1 : in a dexterous manner
2 : easily
  • defeated the other candidate handily
3 : conveniently nearby

Examples of handily in a Sentence

  1. He won the card game handily.

  2. handily whipped up a fluffy meringue and spread it on the pie

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First Known Use of handily

1659

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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HANDILY Defined for English Language Learners

handily

Definition of handily for English Language Learners

  • : without trouble : very easily


HANDILY Defined for Kids

handily

adverb hand·i·ly \ ˈhan-də-lē \

Definition of handily for Students

: in a handy manner : easily
  • Our team won handily.


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