handyman's special

Definition of handyman's special

US, informal
:a house that is being sold at a low price because it needs many repairs
  • Bought a handyman's special because the price was right.

Word by Word Definitions

handyman play
  1. : a person who does odd jobs

  2. : one competent in a variety of small skills or inventive or ingenious in repair or maintenance work —called also handyperson

special play
  1. : distinguished by some unusual quality

  2. : held in particular esteem

  3. : readily distinguishable from others of the same category : unique

  1. : one that is used for a special service or occasion

  2. : something (such as a television program) that is not part of a regular series

  3. : a featured dish at a restaurant


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