Definition of Handless

1. Adjective. Without a hand or hands. "A handless war veteran"

Antonyms: Handed



2. Adjective. Lacking physical movement skills, especially with the hands. "Could scarcely empty a scuttle of ashes, so handless was the poor creature"

Definition of Handless

1. a. Without a hand.

Definition of Handless

1. Adjective. Without a hand. ¹

2. Adjective. Without a handle. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Handless

1. having no hands [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Handless

handleable
handlebar
handlebar moustache
handlebar moustaches
handlebar mustache
handlebar mustaches
handlebars
handlebodies
handlebody
handled
handled the ball
handleless
handler
handlers
handles
handless (current term)
handlike
handline
handling
handling (psychology)
handling charge
handling cost
handlings
handlist
handlists
handlock
handloom
handlooms
handly
handmade

Literary usage of Handless

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. German Popular Tales and Household Stories by Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm (1869)
"THE handless MAIDEN. self quite clean and made a circle around herself with chalk. Quite early came the Evil One, but he could not ..."

2. Atharva-veda Saṁhitā by William Dwight Whitney (1905)
"The handless shaft, O gods, which ye cast at the handless ones — I hew [off] the ... handless be the assailing foe — they who come with armies to fight us; ..."

3. An Italian and English Dictionary with Pronunciation and Brief Etymologies by August Hjalmar Edgren, Giuseppe Bico, John Lawrence Gerig (1901)
"i, ADJ. : monastical. mon c/'crino, и.: handless arm. ... -o/tino, M. : handless arm. ||mon-oo [manco], ADJ. : one-handed (maimed); M. : one-handed person, ..."

4. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"... mair can have a handle handless. The Brigs of Ayr. /o. But wha wad keep the handless coof, S. О can ye labour Uat Handsome. I'll love my handsome Nell ..."

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