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man·han·dle

 (măn′hăn′dl)
tr.v. man·han·dled, man·han·dling, man·han·dles
1. To handle roughly.
2. To move or handle by manpower alone.

manhandle

(ˈmænˌhændəl; ˌmænˈhændəl)
vb (tr)
1. to handle or push (someone) about roughly
2. to move or do by manpower rather than by machinery
[C19: from man + handle; sense 1 perhaps also influenced by Devon dialect manangle to mangle]

man•han•dle

(ˈmænˌhæn dl, mænˈhæn dl)

v.t. -dled, -dling.
1. to handle roughly.
2. to move by human strength alone.
[1425–75]

manhandle


Past participle: manhandled
Gerund: manhandling

Imperative
manhandle
manhandle
Present
I manhandle
you manhandle
he/she/it manhandles
we manhandle
you manhandle
they manhandle
Preterite
I manhandled
you manhandled
he/she/it manhandled
we manhandled
you manhandled
they manhandled
Present Continuous
I am manhandling
you are manhandling
he/she/it is manhandling
we are manhandling
you are manhandling
they are manhandling
Present Perfect
I have manhandled
you have manhandled
he/she/it has manhandled
we have manhandled
you have manhandled
they have manhandled
Past Continuous
I was manhandling
you were manhandling
he/she/it was manhandling
we were manhandling
you were manhandling
they were manhandling
Past Perfect
I had manhandled
you had manhandled
he/she/it had manhandled
we had manhandled
you had manhandled
they had manhandled
Future
I will manhandle
you will manhandle
he/she/it will manhandle
we will manhandle
you will manhandle
they will manhandle
Future Perfect
I will have manhandled
you will have manhandled
he/she/it will have manhandled
we will have manhandled
you will have manhandled
they will have manhandled
Future Continuous
I will be manhandling
you will be manhandling
he/she/it will be manhandling
we will be manhandling
you will be manhandling
they will be manhandling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been manhandling
you have been manhandling
he/she/it has been manhandling
we have been manhandling
you have been manhandling
they have been manhandling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been manhandling
you will have been manhandling
he/she/it will have been manhandling
we will have been manhandling
you will have been manhandling
they will have been manhandling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been manhandling
you had been manhandling
he/she/it had been manhandling
we had been manhandling
you had been manhandling
they had been manhandling
Conditional
I would manhandle
you would manhandle
he/she/it would manhandle
we would manhandle
you would manhandle
they would manhandle
Past Conditional
I would have manhandled
you would have manhandled
he/she/it would have manhandled
we would have manhandled
you would have manhandled
they would have manhandled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.manhandle - handle roughlymanhandle - handle roughly; "I was manhandled by the police"
palm, handle - touch, lift, or hold with the hands; "Don't handle the merchandise"

manhandle

verb
1. rough up, pull, push, paw (informal), maul, handle roughly, knock about or around Foreign journalists were manhandled by the police.
2. haul, carry, pull, push, lift, manoeuvre, tug, shove, hump (Brit. slang), heave The three of us manhandled the dinghy out of the shed.

manhandle

verb
To be rough or brutal with:
knock about (or around), rough (up), slap around.
Slang: mess up.
Translations
يُدير أو يَقود بِقُوَّتِه الجِسْمانيَّهيُعامِل بِخُشونَه
dopravit vlastní silouhrubě zacházet
betjene med håndkraft
durván bánikkézi erõvel mozgat
fara harkalega meîvinna meî handafli
dopraviť vlastnou silou
elle taşımakhırpalamakitip kakmak

manhandle

[ˈmænˌhændl] VT
1. (esp Brit) (= move by hand) → mover a base de brazos
we manhandled the dinghy out of the shedsacamos la barca del cobertizo a base de brazos
2. (fig) → maltratar
the police admitted manhandling the prisonersla policía admitió haber maltratado a los presos
the men were manhandled into the back of the vanmetieron a los hombres de muy malos modos en la trasera de la furgoneta

manhandle

[ˈmænhændəl] vt
(= mistreat) → maltraiter, malmener
She was manhandled up the steps of the aircraft
BUT On l'a hissée sans ménagement en haut de la passerelle.; On l'a poussée sans ménagement en haut de la passerelle.
(= move by hand) [+ heavy object] → manutentionner

manhandle

vt
persongrob or unsanft behandeln; he was manhandled into the back of the vaner wurde recht unsanft or gewaltsam in den Laderaum des Wagens verfrachtet
piano etchieven

manhandle

[ˈmænˌhændl] vt (treat roughly) → malmenare; (move by hand, goods) → spostare a mano

man

(mӕn) plural men (men) noun
1. an adult male human being. Hundreds of men, women and children; a four-man team.
2. human beings taken as a whole; the human race. the development of man.
3. obviously masculine male person. He's independent, tough, strong, brave – a real man!
4. a word sometimes used in speaking informally or giving commands to someone. Get on with your work, man, and stop complaining!
5. an ordinary soldier, who is not an officer. officers and men.
6. a piece used in playing chess or draughts. I took three of his men in one move.
verbpast tense, past participle manned
to supply with men (especially soldiers). The colonel manned the guns with soldiers from our regiment.
-man (-mən) , (-mӕn) a person (formerly usually used for either sex; currently, often replaced by -person when the person referred to can be of either sex) who performs a particular activity, as in postman, *milkman, *chairman
etc.
ˈmanhood noun
1. (of a male) the state of being adult, physically (and mentally) mature etc. He died before he reached manhood.
2. manly qualities. He took her refusal to marry him as an insult to his manhood.
manˈkind noun
the human race as a whole. He worked for the benefit of all mankind.
ˈmanly adjective
having the qualities thought desirable in a man, ie strength, determination, courage etc. He is strong and manly.
ˈmanliness noun
manned adjective
supplied with men. a manned spacecraft.
ˈman-eating adjective
which will eat people. a man-eating tiger.
ˈman-eater noun
manˈhandle verb
1. to move, carry etc by hand. When the crane broke down, they had to manhandle the crates on to the boat.
2. to treat roughly. You'll break all the china if you manhandle it like that!
ˈmanhole noun
a hole (usually in the middle of a road or pavement) through which someone may go to inspect sewers etc.
ˌman-ˈmade adjective
made, happening or formed by man, not by natural means. a man-made lake.
ˈmanpower noun
the number of people available for employment etc. There's a shortage of manpower in the building industry.
ˈmanservantplural ˈmenservants noun
a male servant (especially one employed as a valet). He has only one manservant.
ˈmansize(d) adjective
of a size suitable for a man; large. a mansized breakfast.
ˈmanslaughter noun
the crime of killing someone, without intending to do so. He was found guilty of manslaughter.
ˈmenfolk noun plural
male people, especially male relatives. The wives accompanied their menfolk.
ˈmenswear (ˈmenz-) noun
clothing for men. Do you sell menswear?
as one man
simultaneously; together. They rose as one man to applaud his speech.
the man in the street
the ordinary, typical, average man. The man in the street often has little interest in politics.
man of letters
a writer and/or scholar. Shakespeare was perhaps Britain's greatest man of letters.
man of the world
a sophisticated man who is not likely to be shocked or surprised by most things. You can speak freely – we're all men of the world.
man to man as one man to another; openly or frankly: They talked man to man about their problems; adjective (etc)
a man-to-man discussion.
to a man
every one, without exception. They voted to a man to accept the proposal.

manhandle

v. maltratar.
References in classic literature ?
Others of the sailors joined with them in this attempt, and a twisted turmoil ensued; while standing out of harm's way, the valiant captain danced up and down with a whale-pike, calling upon his officers to manhandle that atrocious scoundrel, and smoke him along to the quarter-deck.
Since I have undertaken to manhandle this Leviathan, it behoves me to approve myself omnisciently exhaustive in the enterprise; not overlooking the minutest seminal germs of his blood, and spinning him out to the uttermost coil of his bowels.
He claims an attempt was made to manhandle him from the chair and subsequently he called the police, although he left before they arrived.
Fair enough if you are able to manhandle a box full of paper, etc.
There was therefore effectively no co-ordination of bottled water deliveries, and hospital staff (primarily Estates and Facilities staff) were left to manhandle large numbers of bottled water containers and deliver them to every ward and department where potable water was required.
Beverly Young was wearing a shirt that said "Support the Troops," and she, too, was forced to leave--though the police didn't manhandle or arrest her, as they did Sheehan.
Then these two toughies came round and wanted to manhandle me out.