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handy

Synonyms of handy in English:

adjective

  • 1 a handy reference tool
    useful, convenient, practical, easy-to-use, well-designed, user-friendly, user-oriented, helpful, functional, serviceable
    [Antonyms] inconvenient
  • 2 keep your credit card handy
    readily available, available, at hand, near at hand, within reach, accessible, ready, close, close by, near, nearby, at the ready, at one's fingertips
    informal get-at-able
  • 3 he's handy with a needle and thread
    good with one's hands
    informal nifty
    [Antonyms] inept
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    Word of the day orthoepy
    Pronunciation: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
    noun
    the correct or accepted pronunciation of words