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1. Of or relating to dexterity, preference, or size with respect to a hand or hands. Often used in combination: one-handed; left-handed; large-handed.
2. Relating to a specified number of people. Often used in combination: a four-handed card game.
3. Of or relating to the mirror-image structure of a chiral molecule.


(ˈhæn dɪd)

1. having or involving a hand or hands (usu. used in combination): a two-handed backhand.
2. requiring a specified number of persons.
3. preferring the use of a particular hand (usu. used in combination): right-handed.
4. manned; staffed (usu. used in combination): short-handed.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.handed - having or involving the use of hands; "a handed, tree-living animal"; "a four-handed card game"
handless - without a hand or hands; "a handless war veteran"
References in classic literature ?
Gardiner, a stately old lady, greeted them kindly and handed them over to the eldest of her six daughters.
Yet I can't help being impressed by this," and, having found the article in the magazine to which he referred, he handed it to his chum.
She is so sad,' she whispered, as she wiped her wet hands on her skirt and took the things grandmother handed her.