handy handy  /ˈhæn di/

Definition(s):

  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

Usage(s):

  1. We can't live without this ultra-handy tool; you'll get hooked too.
  2. A handy update on the Rose Museum brouhaha at Brandeis: the family that funded the museum says No way to a shut-down.

News

  1. West's Handy earns top FVA honor

    State qualifiers Logan Handy and Wyatt Stickney each earned spots on the all-Fox Valley Association golf first team it was announced by the conference.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Oshkosh Northwestern

  2. Handy Fest gearing up for big weekend

      The W.C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival is underway.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: 14 WFIE Evansville

  3. Handy festival to stay officially dry

    The W.C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival has no intention of making alcohol sales part of the official festivities, the Henderson City Commission was told Tuesday evening.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Gleaner

Quotes

  1. In his dissent, Justice Samuel Alito said, "Brushing aside inconvenient precedent, the (majority) arms public educational institutions with a handy weapon for suppressing the speech of unpopular groups - groups to which, as Hastings candidly puts...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Samuel Alito Source: Allentown Morning Call

  2. "This was a serious breach of trust," said Rep. John Conyers (news, bio, voting record), D-Mich., the Judiciary chairman. "The department had converted this tool into a handy shortcut to illegally gather vast amounts of private information...
    on Mar 20, 2007 By: John Conyers Source: FOXNews

  3. Cameron said, "I'ma keen follower of cricket and tennis and I think the third umpire has been a great thing and the machines that bleep at Wimbledon are quite handy too. Maybe that's something that football could now have a look at."
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: David Cameron Source: Times of India

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