Definition and Meanings for handy
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Part of Speech of handy
adjective, comparative, superlative
Etymology of handy
Meaning of handy
as adjective, comparative, superlative
- performed by the hand.
- skillful in using the hand; dexterous; ready; adroit.
- ready to the hand; near; also, suited to the use of the hand; convenient; valuable for reference or use; as, my tools are handy; a handy volume.
- easily managed; obedient to the helm; -- said of a vessel.