handler handler  /ˈhænd lər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) one who trains or exhibits animals
  2. (n) an agent who handles something or someone
  3. (n) (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The handler's whistle brought him up short.
  2. But experts caution that it is not the dog who testifies but rather the handler.
  3. If your career is suddenly on the ascent, you need to sign with a big-time handler who can fully exploit your new aura.

News

  1. Careless baggage handler caught man-handling packages

    GUANGZHOU, CHINA – A video of a baggage handler carelessly tossing boxes of air freight onto a conveyor belt at Guangzhou International Airport, in China, has gone viral. His careless efforts leave most of them scattered on the tarmac as …
    on June 19, 2013     Source: CW39 NewsFix

  2. Chinese Baggage Handler Caught On Camera Carelessly Throwing Boxes Onto Plane [Video]

    A baggage handler has become an internet sensation after a video of him carelessly throwing boxes onto a conveyor belt at Guangzhou International Airport went viral. The original clip was originally over four minutes long and showcases the baggage handler attempting to move the cardboard boxes onto an airplane. However, his efforts are so wayward... Read more » Chinese Baggage Handler Caught On ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  3. Dog handler accused of killing pets during domestic violence incidents

    SAN ANTONIO -- A dog handler at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland has been accused of assaulting his former girlfriend and killing two dogs. The accusations are part of a permanent protective order against the man approved in the 45th District Court on June 5. KENS 5 has not named the man because he has not been formally charged. A spokeswoman for Animal Care Services confirmed the same man works ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: KENS 5 San Antonio

Quotes

  1. "When the terrorists tried to attack Scotland's biggest airport, they were answered by the courage of the police and the firefighters - and a baggage handler named John Smeaton," Mr Brown told the conference.
    on Sep 24, 2007 By: Gordon Brown Source: ic Scotland.co.uk

  2. "Nate is one of the great athletes in the league and he brings a dynamic scorer to our team," said Danny Ainge, Celtics president of basketball operations. "We have been seeking a second ball handler capable of penetrating the defense and we...
    on Feb 18, 2010 By: Danny Ainge Source: TSN

  3. Clippers general manager Elgin Baylor called Williams "a terrific ball handler with great passing ability and court vision."
    on Aug 7, 2008 By: Elgin Baylor Source: Contra Costa Times

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