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Handsy vs. Handy

Difference Between Handsy and Handy

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Handsy

(informal) Prone to touching other people with one's hands, especially inappropriately.
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Handy

Easily or effectively used; convenient or useful
A handy tool.
A handy reference book.
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Handsy

(golf) Moving the hands and wrists excessively when making a stroke or swing.
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Handy

Easy to manage or handle. Used of a ship.
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Handy

Readily accessible or convenient in location
Kept his cellphone handy.
Found a handy spot for the hammer.
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Handy

Skillful in using one's hands; manually adroit.
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Handy

Easy to use, useful.
Some people regard duct tape as a handy fix-all.
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Handy

Nearby, within reach.
You wouldn’t have a screwdriver handy, would you?
I keep a first-aid kit handy in case of emergency.
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Handy

Of a person: dexterous, skilful.
She's very handy: she made all her own kitchen cupboards.
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Handy

(slang) Physically violent; tending to use one's fists.
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Handy

Of a freight ship: having a small cargo capacity (less than 40,000 DWT); belonging to the handysize class.
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Handy

(childish) The hand.
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Handy

A handgun.
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Handy

A hand job.
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Handy

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Handy

Performed by the hand.
To draw up and come to handy strokes.
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Handy

Skillful in using the hand; dexterous; ready; adroit.
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Handy

Ready to the hand; near; also, suited to the use of the hand; convenient; valuable for reference or use; as, my tools are handy; a handy volume.
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Handy

Easily managed; obedient to the helm; - said of a vessel.
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Handy

United States blues musician who transcribed and published traditional blues music (1873-1958)
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Handy

Easy to reach;
Found a handy spot for the can opener
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Handy

Easy to use;
A handy gadget
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Handy

Skillful with the hands;
Handy with an axe
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