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(noun, adj.sat, adj.)


There are 9 meanings of the word Handy.

How to pronounce handy:

Def 1 US

Handy - as a noun

United states blues musician who transcribed and published traditional blues music (1873-1958)

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
w. c. handywilliam christopher handy

Handy - as an adjective satellite

Easy to reach

Example: "Found a handy spot for the can opener"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
ready to hand

Useful and convenient

Example: "A handy gadget"

Skillful with the hands

Example: "Handy with an axe"

Handy - as an adjective

Easy to use, useful.

Example: "Some people regard duct tape as a handy fix-all."

Nearby, within reach.

Example: "I keep a first-aid kit handy in case of emergency."

Of a person: dexterous, skilful.

Example: "She's very handy: she made all her own kitchen cupboards."

Physically violent; tending to use one's fists.

Of a freight ship: having a small cargo capacity (less than 40,000 dwt); belonging to the handysize class.

Example Sentences

"Having a small flashlight in your pocket can be really handy in case of a power outage."
"I always keep a notebook handy so that I can jot down any important ideas or notes."
"The Swiss Army Knife is a handy tool that has multiple functions."
"A smartphone is a very handy device for accessing information on the go."
"Having a calculator handy can be helpful when solving complex math problems."
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Word Game Points

Is HANDY a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, handy is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

HANDY has a SCRABBLE points total of 12.

Is HANDY a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, handy is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
HANDY has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 11.

Is HANDY a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, handy is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
HANDY has a WORDFEUD points total of 12.

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