handier handier  /ˈhæn di ər/


  1. (n) United States blues musician who transcribed and published traditional blues music (1873-1958)
  2. (adj) easy to reach
  3. (adj) easy to use
  4. (adj) skillful with the hands


  1. This is handier than you might think: with MyFC members based in over 75 different countries, Eurostar is also the club sponsor.
  2. But atom bombs have been getting smaller and handier.
  3. Most revolutionary feature: a refrigerator with separate drawers instead of a single door, for handier food storage and conservation of cold air.


  • The Monkey Kit adds a tail to your iPad so you can go hands-free

    The Monkey Kit (US$69) from Octa is essentially a long, posable tail for your iPad plus a small handle accessory. Like a monkey's tail, the Monkey Tail (also sold separately) allows you to hang your iPad or merely provide support when propping it up. While not everyone will have a use for the thing, the Monkey Kit might come in handier than you think, whether you appreciate prehensile tails or ...
    on December 12, 2013     Source: The Unofficial Apple Weblog


  1. As for the reduced size, Crovitz said, "the almost unanimous reaction among readers in focus groups was that this would make the newspaper more convenient and literally handier."
    on Jan 2, 2007 By: Gordon Crovitz Source: BusinessWeek

  2. "He ran very well, but he couldn't get out," he said. "He got locked in and too far back - he made a lot of ground up and ran super, but he didn't get there. We wanted to be handier and it was such a mess-up because he couldn't get the...
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Henry Cecil Source: bettor.com (blog)

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