adjective, hand·i·er, hand·i·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM handyhand·i·ness, noun
Definition for handy (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for handy
Watch how the whole thing comes together in this handy video.Vegetarian and vegan main dishes to anchor your Thanksgiving menu|Becky Krystal, Kari Sonde|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
He thinks that might be partly because prisoners don’t have their Social Security numbers handy, and would have to ask corrections officers for help in locating them.Millions Still Haven’t Gotten Stimulus Checks, Including Many Who Need Them Most|by Lydia DePillis|October 30, 2020|ProPublica
If you have a candy thermometer, it might come in handy, but if you don’t, carefully dip a clean finger in—don’t burn yourself—and feel for slightly higher than room temperature.Go full-on mad scientist by making your own Halloween candy|John Kennedy, Sandra Gutierrez G., Purbita Saha|October 30, 2020|Popular Science
They’re a category of math equations that are really good at describing change over space and time, and thus very handy for describing the physical phenomena in our universe.AI has cracked a key mathematical puzzle for understanding our world|Karen Hao|October 30, 2020|MIT Technology Review
He and his son have hired just about anyone they can find who’s handy with a drill.The trend that helps explain why the economy is still in trouble — and the recovery is uneven|Heather Long, Andrew Van Dam|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
Butts had been introduced as a stalking-horse, but there was no doubt about Si's admiration of his "handiness."The Magnetic North|Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
What the Basutus gain in art and handiness they lose in manliness and gentlemanly feeling.Cetywayo and his White Neighbours|H. Rider Haggard
When the 'Ariel'—for so they called her—arrived, the friends were delighted with her speed and handiness.Shelley|Sydney Waterlow
My handiness with the ropes, when I volunteered to help in hoisting sail, surprised and even perplexed him.The Adventures of Harry Revel|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Bob inherited his handiness from his father, who seemed a master of all crafts, a true Yankee genius.Hawthorne and His Circle|Julian Hawthorne
British Dictionary definitions for handy (1 of 2)
adjective handier or handiest
Derived forms of handyhandiness, noun
British Dictionary definitions for handy (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with handy
see come in handy.