adjective, hand·i·er, hand·i·est.
Origin of handy
Synonyms for handy
Examples from the Web for handy
There was a handy distraction in the Che t-shirt the tourist was wearing while celebrating the death.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Before Cuba was shunned and sanctioned, it was a handy place for the randy.Will Hyman Roth Return to Havana With Normalized Relations?|John L. Smith|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You should look at our summary of benefits,” she continued, directing me to a handy online chart of “coverage examples.Despite ObamaCare, US Health System Still a Complete Mess|Molly Worthen|October 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She also was handy, hammering nails into walls and using a heat gun to chisel glue off the floor.The Wonderful Weirdness of Christine McConnell, Queen of Creepy Cookies|Tim Teeman|July 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Every day we not only have the new news but old news, with a handy, retrospective round number attached to it.Memory Porn: America’s Obscene Anniversary Obsession|Tim Teeman|June 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Did the men drink so much as to quarrel in their cups, who was so handy to plaister up the broken heads as Mr Cophagus?Japhet, In Search Of A Father|Frederick Marryat
Use it as a handy catalog of the books you want some day to have.The Rover Boys on a Hunt|Arthur M. Winfield (Edward Stratemeyer)
I am just as handy with a hard-tack and a cup of coffee as ever, and I presume feel better than if I could have anything I want.Diary of an Enlisted Man|Lawrence Van Alstyne
"I'd kind o' like to see it, if it's handy," suggested Abner.
The calendar of the canonised has come in handy for the christening of churches.Our Churches and Chapels|Atticus
adjective handier or handiest
see come in handy.