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Handy meaning

handy - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. Performed by the hand.
  2. 2. Skillful in using the hand; dexterous; ready; adroit.
  3. 3. Ready to the hand; near; also, suited to the use of the hand; convenient; valuable for reference or use; as, my tools are handy; a handy volume.
  4. 4. Easily managed; obedient to the helm; - said of a vessel.
  5. 5. Dexterous; convenient.
  6. 6. Handily.
  7. 7. Handiness.

handy - examples of usage

  1. I think we ought to have one of the red houses just by Prince's; that would be handy for everything; and you might come up, Nan, and help me to buy things for it. - "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.
  2. They fish near the shore and the small boats are more handy than the big ones. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  3. When the contract was broken, Mr. Grierson had no place handy for us to land our fish at and deliver them to him, as we lived farther from Quendale than the rest of his tenants; and therefore at that time again we got our liberty and fished for whom we chose. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
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