What does out of hand mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. out of hand, beyond control(adverb)

    out of control

    "the riots got out of hand"


  1. out of hand(Adverb)


  2. out of hand(Adverb)

    Without thought or consideration.

  3. out of hand(Adjective)

    Not under control.


  1. Out of Hand

    Out of Hand is a 1975 honky tonk album by Country music singer Gary Stewart. The singer's second album, his debut for RCA Records, reached #6 on Billboard's "Country Albums" chart, launching three charting singles, "Drinkin' Thing", "Out of Hand", and "She's Actin' Single". The album, a departure from prevalent country styles at the time of its release, was a critical as well as a commercial success and has come to be regarded as a classic in the honky tonk genre.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of out of hand in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of out of hand in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jacob Ellenhorn:

    It's getting out of hand to say the least.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    That's a hypothetical I reject out of hand.

  3. Joshua Crosier:

    crime is like a fire you must smother it before it gets out of hand

  4. John Fletcher:

    In this case, this political correctness has just gone too far, it’s just getting out of hand.

  5. Real Live Preacher:

    Im telling you, things are getting out of hand. Or maybe Im discovering that things were never in my hands.

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