Translation of "handicap" - English-German dictionary


noun /ˈhӕndikӕp/

something that makes doing something more difficult

die Behinderung
The loss of a finger would be a handicap for a pianist.

(in a race, competition etc) a disadvantage of some sort (eg having to run a greater distance in a race) given to the best competitors so that others have a better chance of winning.

das Handikap

a race, competition etc in which this happens.

das Vorgaberennen, -spiel

(a form of) physical or mental disability

die Behinderung
children with physical handicaps.
handicapped adjective

He is physically handicapped and cannot walk
a handicapped child.

(Translation of “handicap” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)