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single-handed

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

Definition of single-handed

1 : managed or done by one person or with one on a side
2 : working alone or unassisted by others

single-handedly

adverb

First Known Use of single-handed

1585


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single-handed

adverb

Definition of single-handed

: in a single-handed manner

First Known Use of single-handed

1719

single-handed Synonyms

Related Words

individually, separately;

solo;

Phrases

by one's own bootstraps, on one's own, on one's own hook, on one's own initiative;


SINGLE-HANDED Defined for English Language Learners

single-handed

Definition of single-handed for English Language Learners

  • : done by one person

  • : working alone


SINGLE-HANDED Defined for Kids

single-handed

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

Definition of single-handed for Students

1 : done or managed by one person or with one hand
2 : working alone : lacking help

single-handed

adverb

single-handedly

adverb


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