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English adjective: handy

1. handy easy to reach

SamplesFound a handy spot for the can opener.

Synonymsready to hand


Antonymsinaccessible, unaccessible

2. handy easy to use

SamplesA handy gadget.



3. handy skillful with the hands

SamplesHandy with an axe.



English noun: Handy

1. Handy (person) United States blues musician who transcribed and published traditional blues music (1873-1958)

SynonymsW. C. Handy, William Christopher Handy

Instance hypernymcomposer

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