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Definitions for hand-picked

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  1. hand-picked(adj.)

    carefully selected; as, a hand-picked jury; the company's president groomed his hand-picked successor.


  1. hand-picked(Adjective)

    picked by hand rather than by machinery

  2. hand-picked(Adjective)

    specially selected because of their individual characteristics or talents

  3. Origin: From hand + picked.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hand-picked in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hand-picked in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. President Barack Obama:

    He deployed to Afghanistan twice. First as a platoon leader, and a couple of years later when he was hand-picked to head up a security detail.

  2. Representative Joe Heck:

    As you know, Harry Reid is one of the most formidable campaigners and fundraisers, so you know his hand-picked successor is going to be well-funded.

  3. Frank Lucas:

    The heavy costs of EPA's regulations warrant some degree of public oversight to ensure SAB's findings are free from bias or conflicts of interest and not simply provided by a set of hand-picked advisers.

  4. Sandeep Khandelwal:

    Simplicity is the end, and not the beginning, of design, we developed clean and uncluttered interiors, weaving in ancient metal jaalis screens, antique brass embossing, block printed fabrics and hand-picked artifacts.

  5. Le Pen:

    Emmanuel Macron was coming here, and he didn't plan on meeting the employees or coming to the picket line, but was going under protection to some room in the Chamber of Commerce to meet two or three hand-picked people.

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