Meaning of “handy” in the English Dictionary

"handy" in American English

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handyadjective

us /ˈhæn·di/

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.

(Definition of “handy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"handy" in Business English

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handyadjective

uk /ˈhændi/ us

useful or convenient:

Credit cards are a handy way of paying for things as long as the rates are not too high.
What skills do you have that might come in handy?

(Definition of “handy” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)