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1. A grip of or by the hand.
2. Something, such as a handle, that is suited to a grip by the hand.
3. handgrips Hand-to-hand combat.
1. the grip or clasp of a hand, as in greeting.
2. a handle or similar part of an object affording a grip by the hand, as for lifting.
3. handgrips, hand-to-hand combat.
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|Noun||1.||handgrip - the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"|
appendage - a part that is joined to something larger
aspergill, aspersorium - a short-handled device with a globe containing a sponge; used for sprinkling holy water
briefcase - a case with a handle; for carrying papers or files or books
brush - an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle
carrycot - box-shaped baby bed with handles (for a baby to sleep in while being carried)
cheese cutter - a kitchen utensil (board or handle) with a wire for cutting cheese
coffee cup - a cup from which coffee is drunk
coffeepot - tall pot in which coffee is brewed
cricket bat, bat - the club used in playing cricket; "a cricket bat has a narrow handle and a broad flat end for hitting"
crop - the stock or handle of a whip
edge tool - any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge)
handbarrow - a rectangular frame with handles at both ends; carried by two people
handcart, pushcart, cart, go-cart - wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels; "he used a handcart to carry the rocks away"; "their pushcart was piled high with groceries"
handlebar - the shaped bar used to steer a bicycle
French telephone, handset - telephone set with the mouthpiece and earpiece mounted on a single handle
hand tool - a tool used with workers' hands
hilt - the handle of a sword or dagger
hoe handle - the handle of a hoe
knob - a round handle
ladle - a spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle; frequently used to transfer liquids from one container to another
mop handle - the handle of a mop
mug - with handle and usually cylindrical
panhandle - the handle of a pan
pommel - a handgrip that a gymnast uses when performing exercises on a pommel horse
racquet, racket - a sports implement (usually consisting of a handle and an oval frame with a tightly interlaced network of strings) used to strike a ball (or shuttlecock) in various games
rake handle - the handle of a rake
saucepan - a deep pan with a handle; used for stewing or boiling
spatula - a turner with a narrow flexible blade
stock - the handle end of some implements or tools; "he grabbed the cue by the stock"
gunstock, stock - the handle of a handgun or the butt end of a rifle or shotgun or part of the support of a machine gun or artillery gun; "the rifle had been fitted with a special stock"
teacup - a cup from which tea is drunk
umbrella - a lightweight handheld collapsible canopy