What does two-handed mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ambidextrous, two-handedadjective

    equally skillful with each hand

    "an ambidextrous surgeon"

  2. two-handed, bimanualadjective

    requiring two hands or designed for two people

    "a two-handed sledgehammer"; "a two-handed crosscut saw"; "a machine designed for bimanual operation"


  1. two-handedadjective

    operated by both hands at once

  2. two-handedadjective

    operated by two people


  1. two-handed

    Two-handed typically refers to an action, skill or operation that requires the use of both hands for effective execution. It can be an ability or task that necessitates the simultaneous or coordinated use of the left and right hand. It can also denote objects that are designed to be operated or held with both hands.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Two-handedadjective

    having two hands; -- often used as an epithet equivalent to large, stout, strong, or powerful

  2. Two-handedadjective

    used with both hands; as, a two-handed sword

  3. Two-handedadjective

    using either hand equally well; ambidextrous

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. two-handed

    Used with both hands; as, a two-handed sword.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of two-handed in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of two-handed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of two-handed in a Sentence

  1. Daniel Murphy:

    I tried to one-hand it. It probably deserved to be two handed.... I just misplayed it. It went right under my glove, there's no excuse for it and we lost the ballgame because of it.


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