light-handed

[ lahyt-han-did ]
/ ˈlaɪtˈhæn dɪd /

adjective

having the hands lightly or only slightly encumbered, as with parcels or bundles.
having a light touch; handling things delicately and deftly.

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Origin of light-handed

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50

OTHER WORDS FROM light-handed

light-hand·ed·ly, adverblight-hand·ed·ness, noun
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