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Meaning of “handy” - Learner’s Dictionary

handy

adjective
 
 
/ˈhændi/
USEFUL useful or easy to use: a handy container/toolUseful or advantageous
come in handy informal to be useful at some time in the future: Don't throw those jars away - they might come in handy.Useful or advantageous
NEAR UK informal near to a place: It's a nice house and it's handy for the station.Empty
be handy with sth to be good at using something, usually a tool: He's very handy with a paintbrush.Skilled, talented and able
(Definition of handy from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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