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English definition of “handy”

handy

adjective  /ˈhæn·di/ us  

handy adjective (USEFUL)

useful or convenient: We found it handy to have a cellular phone. When I’m cooking something new, I like to keep the cookbook handy (= in a convenient place).

handy adjective (SKILLFUL)

skillful with the hands or with using tools, esp. in making or repairing things: Eduardo is handy with power tools.
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