two-handed

[ too-han-did ]
/ ˈtuˈhæn dɪd /
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adjective

having two hands.
using both hands equally well; ambidextrous.
involving or requiring the use of both hands: a two-handed sword; a two-handed backhand.
requiring the hands of two persons to operate: a two-handed saw.
engaged in by two persons: a two-handed game.

Nearby words

  1. two-fisted,
  2. two-fold,
  3. two-four,
  4. two-four time,
  5. two-glass test,
  6. two-hander,
  7. two-line,
  8. two-master,
  9. two-minute warning,
  10. two-name

Origin of two-handed

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50

Related formstwo-hand·ed·ly, adverbtwo-hand·ed·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for two-handed

two-handed

adjective

requiring the use of both hands
ambidextrous
requiring the participation or cooperation of two people
Derived Formstwo-handedly, adverb

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