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bare·hand·ed

 (bâr′hăn′dĭd)
adv. & adj.
With no covering on the hands: barehanded boxing.

bare′hand′ed·ness n.
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barehanded

(ˌbɛəˈhændɪd)
adv, adj
1. without weapons, tools, etc
2. with hands uncovered
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bare•hand•ed

(ˈbɛərˈhæn dɪd)

adj., adv.
1. with hands uncovered.
2. without the necessary tools, weapons, or other means.
[1400–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.barehanded - with bare handsbarehanded - with bare hands; "fought barehanded"
unarmed - (used of persons or the military) not having or using arms; "went alone and unarmed"; "unarmed peasants were shot down"; "unarmed vehicles"
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