light-handed

adjective
light-hand·​ed | \ ˈlīt-ˌhan-dəd How to pronounce light-handed (audio) \

Definition of light-handed

: having a light or delicate touch : facile a light-handed translation

Other Words from light-handed

light-handedness noun

First Known Use of light-handed

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Light-handed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/light-handed. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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