handiness handiness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) skillfulness with the hands
  2. (n) the quality of being at hand when needed

Usage(s):

  1. At this work he developed a fine handiness with the Duco spray gun.
  2. But in spite of their handiness.
  3. Besides the abstract virtues, Midshipman Moffett's attainments include handiness with his fists.

News

  • Teen of the Week: Donegal grad has passion for history

    When she was a little girl, Alexandra G. Howell would construct cardboard houses for her stuffed animals, and she crafted jewelry with soda tabs. Her handiness also has benefited her family. "She assembles all our furniture," says her mother, Marilyn Howell, seated with her 17-year-old daughter on a...
    on August 3, 2013     Source: Lancaster Online

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