without a hand or hands.
clumsy; awkward: to be handless at a task.
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How to use handless in a sentence
The headless and handless hulk of the giant Antigonus lies sprawling, while on his body rests Antwerp castle.Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks | William Elliot Griffis
This man was called an hostler; and, as the war drags on, the number of these handless hostlers will increase.Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863 | Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle
That Grimes part fits me like a shrinkable flannel after its first trip to a handless hand laundry.Strictly Business | O. Henry
Miles silently pointed to the handless arm which hung at his left side.Blue Lights | R.M. Ballantyne
She was handless to interfere; the San Reve clenched her white, strong teeth to find herself so much at bay.The President | Alfred Henry Lewis