handiness


handiness
handy ADJECTIVE (handier, handiest) 1) convenient to handle or use; useful. 2) ready to hand. 3) placed or occurring conveniently. 4) skilful.
DERIVATIVES handily adverb handiness noun.

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  • Handiness — Hand i*ness, n. The quality or state of being handy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • handiness — [han′dē nis] n. the quality of being handy * * * See handy. * * * …   Universalium

  • handiness — index efficiency, faculty (ability), gift (flair), means (opportunity), performance (workmanship) …   Law dictionary

  • handiness — [han′dē nis] n. the quality of being handy …   English World dictionary

  • handiness — noun 1. skillfulness with the hands he can do any sort of work requiring handiness and dexterity • Derivationally related forms: ↑handy • Hypernyms: ↑skillfulness 2. the quality of being at hand when needed • Syn: ↑acc …   Useful english dictionary

  • handiness — noun see handy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • handiness — noun The quality or state of being handy …   Wiktionary

  • handiness — hand·i·ness || hændɪnɪs n. dexterity, skillfulness; usefulness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • handiness — n 1. convenience, accessibility, attainability, availability; usefulness, practicality, workability. 2. cleverness, adroitness, dexterity, deftness; expertness, proficiency, efficiency; skill, ability, capability; aptitude, expertise, know how,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • handiness — hand·i·ness …   English syllables