- without a hand or hands.
- clumsy; awkward: to be handless at a task.
Origin of handless
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Examples from the Web for handless
And then the headless, handless figure went to the door and out.Captives of the Flame
Samuel R. Delany
The other arm was handless, as if amputated between the elbow and wrist.What a Young Husband Ought to Know
Invoking the curse with a sweep of his handless arm, he strode from the room.
Before the blade could be drawn, Rothgar had stepped in front of his royal foster-brother with a savage sweep of his handless arm.
Seeing it, Rothgar held up his handless left arm for silence.