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handsy

[ hand-zee ]
/ ˈhænd zi /
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adjective Informal.

tending to touch people with the hands, especially in an inappropriate or sexual way: She saw that he was getting handsy with some of the female guests.
(in golf, baseball, etc.) characterized by excessive hand and wrist movement: a handsy swing.

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Origin of handsy

First recorded in 1960–65; either hands + -y1, or hand + -sy

OTHER WORDS FROM handsy

hands·i·ness, noun
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