well-handled

adjective
well-han·​dled | \ ˈwel-ˈhan-dᵊld How to pronounce well-handled (audio) \

Definition of well-handled

1 : managed or administered efficiently
2 : having been handled a great deal well-handled goods for sale

First Known Use of well-handled

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Well-handled.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/well-handled. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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