single-handed

adjective
sin·gle-hand·ed | \ˌsiŋ-gəl-ˈhan-dəd \

Definition of single-handed 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : managed or done by one person or with one on a side

2 : working alone or unassisted by others

single-handed

adverb

Definition of single-handed (Entry 2 of 2)

: in a single-handed manner

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Adjective

single-handedly adverb

First Known Use of single-handed

Adjective

1585, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Adverb

1719, in the meaning defined above

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single-handed

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of single-handed

: done by one person

: working alone

single-handed

adjective
sin·gle-hand·ed | \ˌsiŋ-gəl-ˈhan-dəd\

Kids Definition of single-handed

1 : done or managed by one person or with one hand

2 : working alone : lacking help

Other Words from single-handed

single-handed adverb
single-handedly adverb

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