handmade

[ hand-meyd ]
/ ˈhændˈmeɪd /
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adjective

made by hand, rather than by machine: the luxury of handmade shoes.

Nearby words

  1. handley page,
  2. handling,
  3. handload,
  4. handloom,
  5. handloomed,
  6. handmaid,
  7. handmaiden,
  8. handout,
  9. handover,
  10. handpass

Origin of handmade

First recorded in 1605–15; hand + made

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British Dictionary definitions for hand-made

handmade

/ (ˌhændˈmeɪd) /

adjective

made by hand, not by machine, esp with care or craftsmanship
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Word Origin and History for hand-made

hand-made

adj.

also handmade, 1610s, from hand (n.) + made.

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