- readily wielded or managed, as in use or action.
Origin of wieldy
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Examples from the Web for wieldy
But for all his age and size, the judge was wieldy enough when he chose to be.Those Times And These
Irvin S. Cobb
Ten thousand tons of bulk cannot be turned and twisted on the heel with the swish and toss of the wieldy clipper.Pike & Cutlass
"But, my good man——" the preacher objected, finding in his hand a donation about as welcome 271 and as wieldy as a strange baby.Excuse Me!
And even of peace we can have no stronger assurance than a wise and wieldy readiness for war.
The government of a country so vast and various must be strong, prompt, wieldy, and efficient.Congressional Government
- easily handled, used, or managed
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Word Origin and History for wieldy
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