Synonyms and Antonyms of handy
1 situated within easy reach keeps a box of tissue handy whenever she watches Romeo and Juliet on her home theater Synonyms accessible, convenient, reachableRelated Words close, near, nearby, nigh; abutting, adjacent, adjoining; approachable, attainable, getatable, obtainable; ultraconvenientNear Antonyms away, distant, far, faraway, far-off, remote, removed; unapproachable, unattainable, unavailable, unobtainableAntonyms inaccessible, inconvenient, unhandy, unreachable, untouchable
2 skillful with the hands handy with a needle and thread Synonyms clever, cunning, deft, dexterousRelated Words agile, flexible, graceful, limber, lissome (also lissom), lithe, lithesome, nimble, spry; coordinated; able, adept, capable, competent, expert, habile, masterful, masterly, proficient, qualified, skilled, skillful, sure-handed; double-jointed, loose-jointedNear Antonyms awkward, bungling, clumsy, fumbling, gauche, gawky, graceless, klutzy, rough-hewn, stiff, stilted, uncomfortable, uneasy, ungainly, ungraceful, wooden; uncoordinated; incapable, incompetent, inept, inexpert, maladroitAntonyms butterfingered, ham-fisted, ham-handed, handless, heavy-handed, unhandy
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