handlanger

noun Southern African

an unskilled assistant to a tradesman
informal a friend; sidekick

Nearby words

  1. handiron,
  2. handism,
  3. handiwork,
  4. handkerchief,
  5. handkerchief table,
  6. handle,
  7. handle to one's name,
  8. handle with gloves,
  9. handlebar,
  10. handlebar moustache

Word Origin for handlanger

from Dutch

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