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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, utilitarian
    informalneat, nifty
    [Antonyms] inconvenient
  • 2 it has eight pockets to keep everything you need handy
  • 3 he's handy with a needle
    clever with one's hands, good with one's hands
    informalnifty, wizard, ace, genius
    North American informalcrackerjack
    vulgar slangshit-hot
    rarehabile
    [Antonyms] inept
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