Handy

  • 21 handy — adj. 1) handy at; with (she s handy with tools) 2) handy for (this tool is handy for various jobs) 3) handy to + inf. (it s handy to have a pharmacy so close = it s handy having a pharmacy so close) * * * [ hændɪ] with (she s handy with tools)… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 22 handy — hand|y [ hændi ] adjective * 1. ) useful: handy for: The book is handy for quick reference. a handy electronic diary handy hints/tips: The article gave many handy hints for decorating a small apartment. be handy to do something: It s always handy …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 23 Handy — Mobiltelefon; Gurke (umgangssprachlich); Natel (schweiz.); Funktelefon; Taschentelefon; Mobilfunktelefon; Handtelefon; Funkfernsprecher * * * Han|dy [ hɛndi] …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 24 handy — 01. This newspaper article gives some [handy] advice on what to look for when shopping for a used car. 02. Bank cards are really quite [handy] because they mean you can get money at any time of the day or night. 03. This little pocket knife is… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 25 handy — [[t]hæ̱ndi[/t]] handier, handiest 1) ADJ GRADED Something that is handy is useful. The book gives handy hints on looking after indoor plants... Credit cards can be handy they mean you do not have to carry large sums of cash. 2) PHRASE: V inflects …

    English dictionary

  • 26 handy — hand|y S3 [ˈhændi] adj comparative handier superlative handiest 1.) useful ▪ It s quite a handy little tool. ▪ It s very handy having a light above your desk. ▪ Take your swimming trunks with you they might come in handy (=be useful) . 2.) …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 27 handy — adj. (informal) 1 useful VERBS ▪ be ▪ come in ▪ I advise you to buy one it may come in handy one day. ADVERB ▪ extremely …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 28 handy — adjective 1 useful and simple to use: a handy little gadget for peeling potatoes 2 informal near and easy to reach: If there s a pen and paper handy, I ll make a shopping list. | be handy for BrE: Theo s flat is handy for the shops. 3 come in… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 29 handy — [ˈhændi] adj 1) useful a handy tool[/ex] 2) close to you and therefore easy to reach or easy to get to Keep your pills handy just in case you feel seasick.[/ex] 3) good at doing things with your hands He s very handy with a paintbrush (= good at… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 30 handy — /ˈhændi / (say handee) adjective (handier, handiest) 1. ready to hand; conveniently accessible: to have aspirins handy. 2. ready or skilful with the hands; deft; dexterous. 3. convenient to handle; easily manipulated or manoeuvred: a handy ship.… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 31 handy — handiness, n. /han dee/, adj., handier, handiest. 1. within easy reach; conveniently available; accessible: The aspirins are handy. 2. convenient or useful: A typewriter is a handy thing to have in the house. 3. skillful with the hands; deft;… …

    Universalium

  • 32 Handy, W.C. — ▪ American composer in full  William Christopher Handy   born Nov. 16, 1873, Florence, Ala., U.S. died March 28, 1958, New York, N.Y.  black American composer who changed the course of popular music by integrating the blues idiom into the then… …

    Universalium

  • 33 handy — adjective 1) a handy reference tool Syn: useful, convenient, practical, easy to use, well designed, user friendly, user oriented, helpful, functional, serviceable Ant: inconvenient 2) keep your credit card hand …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 34 handy — adjective 1) a handy gadget Syn: useful, convenient, practical, neat, easy to use, user friendly, helpful 2) keep your credit card handy Syn: ready, to hand, within reach, accessibl …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 35 handy — hand•y [[t]ˈhæn di[/t]] adj. hand•i•er, hand•i•est 1) within easy reach; accessible: The cough medicine is handy[/ex] 2) convenient or useful: a handy reference work[/ex] 3) skillful with the hands; dexterous 4) easily maneuvered: a handy… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 36 Handy — das Handy, s (Grundstufe) ein kleines, mobiles Telefon Synonym: Mobiltelefon Beispiele: Ruf mich auf meinem Handy an. Mein altes Handy ist kaputt …

    Extremes Deutsch

  • 37 handy — adjective /ˈhæn.di/ a) Easy to use, useful. Some people regard duct tape as a handy fix all. b) Nearby, within reach. You wouldn’t have a screwdriver handy, would you? Syn: at hand …

    Wiktionary

  • 38 Handy — Recorded as Hand, Hands and Handy, the latter being a diminutive, this unusual surname is English. It is believed to be a nickname derived from the Olde English pre 7th Century hand which means what it says, and was used to denote a person with… …

    Surnames reference

  • 39 handy — Used in Germany for cell phone. Many people think this is the English word for the German word. Can you give me your handy number? I ve got a handy …

    Dictionary of american slang

  • 40 handy — Used in Germany for cell phone. Many people think this is the English word for the German word. Can you give me your handy number? I ve got a handy …

    Dictionary of american slang