Associations to the word «Handler»


HANDLER, noun. (literally) One who handles something (especially manually) or someone.
HANDLER, noun. (in combination) A controller, trainer, someone who handles a specified thing, animal or person (especially a prizefighter).
HANDLER, noun. (computing) A subroutine that handles a particular situation such as an event or exception.

Dictionary definition

HANDLER, noun. One who trains or exhibits animals.
HANDLER, noun. An agent who handles something or someone; "the senator's campaign handlers".
HANDLER, noun. (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team.

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley