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Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Ready at hand; near by; convenient.

Part of speech: adjective

Skilful with the hands.

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Usage examples "handy":

  1. Better put your revolver in the saddle holster where it will be handy. - "Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders on the Great American Desert", Jessie Graham Flower.
  2. Have you Hawkshaw's address handy? - "The Enchanted Typewriter", John Kendrick Bangs.
  3. You be here at midnight, and have your hay- cart handy. - "A Dog with a Bad Name", Talbot Baines Reed.