handily handily  /ˈhæn də li/

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) in a convenient manner
  2. (adv) with no difficulty

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It was defeated handily, receiving backing from only Italy, Sweden, Japan and France in addition to its two sponsors.
  2. But the mayor of Manila won his case handily.
  3. According to official figures, Ahmadinejad handily beat Mousavi in Mousavi's hometown of Tabriz a shocking result, given the candidate's popularity in his own region.

News

  1. Senate coalition rolls over GOP to back budget

    PHOENIX -- Rolling handily over most Republicans, a bipartisan Senate coalition gave preliminary approval Wednesday to an $8.8 billion spending plan including an extensive expansion of the state's Medicaid program.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Arizona Daily Sun

  2. Thursday, June 13, 2013 12:01 am

    PHOENIX — Rolling handily over most Republicans, a bipartisan Senate coalition gave preliminary approval Wednesday to an $8.8 billion spending plan including an extensive expansion of the state’s Medicaid program.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Today's News-Herald

  3. Medicaid, budget OK likely today

    PHOENIX — Rolling handily over most Republicans, the state House voted early today for an $8.8 billion spending plan, including an extensive expansion of the state's Medicaid program.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Arizona Daily Star

Quotes

  1. "I predict that Sen. Obama will win and will win pretty handily," Clinton said. "You can take it from the president of the United States. He knows a little something about politics."
    on Sep 11, 2008 By: Bill Clinton Source: ABC News

  2. "If it wasn't for that goaltender, I think we would have won this game pretty handily," Boucher said.
    on Apr 11, 2010 By: Brian Boucher Source: CBC.ca

  3. "It's a big presidential sweepstakes event, as you know, and we won that one handily," Romney said - of Nevada.
    on Jan 19, 2008 By: Mitt Romney Source: Forbes

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