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ˈhæn diHandy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Handy, W. C. Handy, William Christopher Handyadjective

    United States blues musician who transcribed and published traditional blues music (1873-1958)

  2. handy, ready to hand(p)adjective

    easy to reach

    "found a handy spot for the can opener"

  3. handyadjective

    easy to use

    "a handy gadget"

  4. handyadjective

    skillful with the hands

    "handy with an axe"

Wiktionary

  1. handyadjective

    Easy to use, useful.

    Some people regard duct tape as a handy fix-all.

  2. handyadjective

    Nearby, within reach.

    You wouldn't have a screwdriver handy, would you?

  3. handyadjective

    dexterous, skilful

    She's very handy - she made all her own kitchen cupboards.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Handy

    performed by the hand

    Etymology: [OE. hendi, AS. hendig (in comp.), fr. hand hand; akin to D. handig, Goth. handugs clever, wise.]

  2. Handy

    skillful in using the hand; dexterous; ready; adroit

    Etymology: [OE. hendi, AS. hendig (in comp.), fr. hand hand; akin to D. handig, Goth. handugs clever, wise.]

  3. Handy

    ready to the hand; near; also, suited to the use of the hand; convenient; valuable for reference or use; as, my tools are handy; a handy volume

    Etymology: [OE. hendi, AS. hendig (in comp.), fr. hand hand; akin to D. handig, Goth. handugs clever, wise.]

  4. Handy

    easily managed; obedient to the helm; -- said of a vessel

    Etymology: [OE. hendi, AS. hendig (in comp.), fr. hand hand; akin to D. handig, Goth. handugs clever, wise.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Handy

    han′di, adj. dexterous: ready to the hand: convenient: near.—adv. Hand′ily.—ns. Handi′ness; Hand′y-man, a man for doing odd jobs.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Handy' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3099

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Handy in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Handy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Handy in a Sentence

  1. Somy blaq:

    You can't fight a battle handy, u need brothers to do that........ so don't try to walk alone

  2. Alyssa Pike:

    The general rule of thumb for emergencies is to store at least one gallon of water per person or pet per day and to have a three-day supply handy. However, if you typically drink tap water or have some sort of filter, I wouldn't worry about buying copious amounts of water.

  3. W.C. Fields:

    I like to keep a bottle of stimulant handy in case I see a snake, which I also keep handy.

  4. onlineibusiness:

    10 QUESTIONS SMALL BUSINESSES SHOULD ASK WHEN HIRING AN IT SERVICE PROVIDER Based on the premise that small- and medium-sized businesses oftentimes lack specific criteria to go by when seeking to hire an IT services provider for their every day Information Technology needs, the following list is a handy cheat sheet that addresses 10 main questions businesses should ask a potential IT service providers when seeking and comparing IT services:

  5. Douglas Emhoff:

    She spends days thinking about the menu, grinding her own pepper, driving all over town just to find that one ingredient that we need, i've gotten pretty handy in the kitchen as her sous-chef.

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    the transparent covering of an aircraft cockpit
    • A. canopy
    • B. abandon
    • C. brasserie
    • D. sheath

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