handout handout  /ˈhæn ˌdaʊt/


  1. (n) an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation
  2. (n) giving money or food or clothing to a needy person



  1. The bane of every newsman's existence is the publicity handout.
  2. A western lowland gorilla silverback is seen among a group in this undated handout photo.
  3. If he picked the wrong computer, the teacher would give him a handout.


  1. Multi-faith prayers held in Reno for Nelson Mandela

    from left to right are: Trey Ligon, Muhammed A. Quddus, Luther J. DuPree Junior, Rajan Zed, and Daniel R. Sanchez. / Handout photo provided by Rajan Zed
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Carson Times

  2. Music composed for NH's grand hotels revived

    In this undated handout photo provided by Rick Russack of White Mountain History a band poses for a photo at the Mt. Kearsarge House in North Conway, N.H. More than a century after orchestras at New Hampshire's grand hotels played music composed especially for them, Plymouth State University is bringing back some of the long-lost tunes.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Greenwich Time

  3. A 'new kind' of Republican? Are you kidding?

    I suppose Republicans are to be congratulated for nominating a Latino Navy SEAL as their Senate candidate in Massachusetts. I recall when GOP lowlifes mocked and lied about the war heroism of John Kerry, and just last year Mitt Romney was saying the DREAM Act was a "handout" and Latinos voted for President Obama because they wanted "gifts."
    on June 15, 2013     Source: CNN


  1. "No one I've met is looking for a handout, and that's not what these tax cuts are," Obama said. "Instead, they're targeted relief to help middle-class families weather the storm, to jumpstart our economy and to bring the fundamentals of the...
    on Apr 10, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: UPI.com

  2. "We're not just getting a handout here _ we're doing the heavy lifting," Vermont GOP Gov. Jim Douglas said. "We're still making tough cuts in budgets, we're making changes in some of our programs. We're doing what we can to live within our...
    on Feb 21, 2009 By: Jim Douglas Source: FOXNews

  3. "That was the worst handout or giveaway I've ever been a part of in baseball," said second baseman Dan Uggla. "This isn't soccer. I know the World Cup is going on, but this is baseball."
    on Jun 20, 2010 By: Dan Uggla Source: CBC.ca

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