What does handler mean?

Definitions for handlerˈhænd lər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word handler.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. animal trainer, handler(noun)

    one who trains or exhibits animals

  2. handler(noun)

    an agent who handles something or someone

    "the senator's campaign handlers"

  3. coach, manager, handler(noun)

    (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team


  1. handler(n.)

    someone in charge of training an athlete (especially a boxer) or a team. The term is used sometimes sarcastically of political consultants:


  1. handler(Noun)

    One who handles something (especially manually) or someone.

    The handler of a weapon gets a symbolic sensation of deadly power.

  2. handler(Noun)

    A controller, trainer, someone who handles a specified thing, animal or person (especially a prizefighter), which can be specified in a combination

    The spy's handler told him to approach the subject by posing as a dog handler.

  3. handler(Noun)

    A subroutine that handles a particular situation such as an event or exception.

  4. Origin: handle + -er


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of handler in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of handler in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Chelsea Handler:

    I'm good at sticking my neck out for Chelsea Handler, so now it's fun to do it for other people.

  2. Robert Kennedy:

    Today’s demonstration of a bag handler notifying TSA, notifying Cleveland Police Department is evidence of how that works.

  3. Mike Huckabee:

    The sad thing about it is she (Handler) boasts about two abortions she had at 16, i think she's jealous of my daughter. My daughter has a husband who loves her and is wonderful to her. My daughter has three delightful children. ... She goes to church and lives a life Chelsea Handler has never known.

  4. Amy Palmer:

    If you're a brand, company, start-up or a celebrity and you're not embracing or adapting to digital content, you are already too late, it’s all about being relevant. And to celebrities, this is what drives them; being in the spotlight, the press, and generating buzz. That's why you see celebrities like Katie Couric, Martha Stewart and Chelsea Handler going digital. We now live on our phones, iPads and devices.

  5. Christopher Willingham:

    Through all of her treatment, and despite the pain she was in, her temperament never changed. - Cpl. Juan Rodriguez There were no human casualties during Lucca’s bomb-sniffing patrols. Her career ended in March 2012 when she lost her leg and suffered chest burns from a bombing in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province. Cpl. Juan Rodriguez, who was her handler at the time, stayed by her side throughout each step of Lucca’s recovery. The explosion was huge and I immediately feared the worst for Lucca, i ran to her and saw her struggling to get up. I picked her up and ran to the shelter of a nearby tree line, applied a tourniquet to her injured leg and called the medics to collect us.

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