barehanded

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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.

barehanded

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

bare•hand•ed

(ˈbɛərˈhæn dɪd)

adj., adv.
1. with hands uncovered.
2. without the necessary tools, weapons, or other means.
[1400–50]
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"