Associations to the word «Handy»


HANDY, adjective. Easy to use, useful.
HANDY, adjective. Nearby, within reach.
HANDY, adjective. (dialect) dexterous, skilful
HANDY, adjective. Description applied to freight ships which have a small cargo capacity (less than 40,000 DWT). Member of the handysize class.
HANDY DANDY, adjective. Handy; helpful or useful, as due to some clever trick or design.
HANDY TALKIE, noun. (radio) a hand-held portable transceiver

Dictionary definition

HANDY, noun. United States blues musician who transcribed and published traditional blues music (1873-1958).
HANDY, adjective. Easy to reach; "found a handy spot for the can opener".
HANDY, adjective. Easy to use; "a handy gadget".
HANDY, adjective. Skillful with the hands; "handy with an axe".

Wise words

Words to me were magic. You could say a word and it could conjure up all kinds of images or feelings or a chilly sensation or whatever. It was amazing to me that words had this power.
Amy Tan