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Princeton's WordNet

  1. handmade, hand-craftedadjective

    made by hand or a hand process

    "delicate handmade baby dresses"


  1. handmadeadjective

    Manufactured by hand.

    handmade shoes


  1. handmade

    Handmade refers to items or products that are crafted or created by an individual or a group of individuals using their hands or basic manual tools rather than being produced by machines in a mass-production process. These items often reflect craftsmanship and are typically unique or made in small quantities. They can include various categories like clothing, jewelry, art, furniture, food, and more.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Handmadeadjective

    manufactured by hand; as, handmade shoes

Editors Contribution

  1. handmade

    Made with the hand.

    The handmade cards were beautiful, very beautiful, meaningful and elegant.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 10, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of handmade in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of handmade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of handmade in a Sentence

  1. Evan Nappen:

    This is a Queen Anne flintlock, which is a very pretty gun, the barrel looks like a cannon and it has a single shot – you have to actually untwist the barrel to load it – it’s pretty involved to even attempt to load it. But the craftsmanship is from the 1760s, and it’s just magnificent to think that every piece of it was handmade.

  2. German Chancellor Angela Merkel:

    We are currently testing the 3D-printed prosthesis and whether its quality reaches that of the traditional handmade prosthesis, it feels different.

  3. Marcy Kaptur:

    My father owned a small grocery market, and we prided ourselves on local ingredients and handmade products. I even helped make the sausage, not my favorite task, but it was popular in our neighborhood, we got away from locally based food sellers and growers in the past, but in recent years there is a movement to' eat and buy local.' We can use this enthusiasm to change the way we produce food. We can create jobs and revitalize neighborhoods by making the right investments hand in hand with the good work local governments and community organizations are doing across Ohio and in cities and towns across the country.

  4. Ari Weinzweig:

    Sometimes with tradition, a lot of moving forward is moving back, this goes back to milling our own grain, that's just the way it would have been 150 years ago... making handmade cream cheese at the creamery, which is just how it all was a hundred-something years ago.

  5. Rhiannon Giddens:

    Well, you know, the original banjos were all handmade instruments. Gourd - it would be made with gourds and whatever, you know, materials would have been around. And, you know, first hundred years of its existence, the banjo's known as a plantation instrument, as a black instrument.

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