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Origin of light-handed
OTHER WORDS FROM light-handedlight-hand·ed·ly, adverblight-hand·ed·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for light-handed
Claudia Roden's approach to Middle Eastern culinary culture is at once light-handed and scholarly.
He was light-handed, quick, deferential, and soothing—a prince among Orderlies."Contemptible"|"Casualty"
The medical reports promised well, and Hay's letters were as humorous and light-handed as ever.The Education of Henry Adams|Henry Adams
The anchor was weighed, and the transport ran out under her fore-topsail, as they were light-handed, and had to secure the anchor.Mr. Midshipman Easy|Captain Frederick Marryat