Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Words You've Been Using Wrong

handpick

[hand-pik] /ˈhændˈpɪk/
verb (used with object)
1.
to pick by hand.
2.
to select personally and with care:
The boss handpicked his assistants.
Origin of handpick
1825-1835
First recorded in 1825-35; hand + pick1
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for handpicking
Contemporary Examples

Word of the Day

Nearby words for handpicking

Word Value for handpicking

24
28
Scrabble Words With Friends