handless

adjective hand·less \ ˈhan(d)-ləs \

Definition of handless

1 : having no hands
2 : inefficient in manual tasks : clumsy

Examples of handless in a Sentence

  1. she's far too handless to be good at needlework

First Known Use of handless

15th century


Medical Dictionary

handless

adjective hand·less \ ˈhan-(d)ləs \

medical Definition of handless

: having no hands


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