Definition of barehanded in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌberˈhandəd/

adjective& adverb

1With nothing in or covering one’s hands: his running, barehanded catch in foul territory
More example sentences
  • That to me was a great moment, because you don't catch too many baseballs barehanded.
  • As for the other ‘most popular’ search phrases, ‘noodling’ refers to a post I did on the insane sport of barehanded fishing.
  • According to Anthony, Senior Sous Chef at the Oberoi hotel, the only way to enjoy this kind of food is to cast etiquette reservations to the wind and dig right in, preferably barehanded.
1.1Carrying no weapons.
Example sentences
  • Beowulf meets Grendel, and a battle ensues - Beowulf uses no weapon against Grendel, and fighting barehanded, rips off his arm.
  • His father was stabbed in the chest, and his mother then endured the longest and bloodiest struggle as she bravely put up a barehanded fight against her attacker.
  • Nonetheless, from the way they talk, you would think that they spent their days storming enemy bunkers barehanded.

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Syllabification: bare·hand·ed

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