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handle British & World English

Feel or manipulate with the hands

handle English Thesaurus

bladed tools can cause serious injury if they are not handled and stored with care

a handle on in handle British & World English

A means of understanding, controlling, or approaching (a person or situation)

stick-handle British & World English

Control the puck with one’s stick

starting handle British & World English

A crank for starting the engine of a car

dead man's handle British & World English

(In a train) a lever which acts as a safety device by shutting off power when not held in place by the driver

fly off the handle British & World English

Lose one’s temper suddenly and unexpectedly

handle someone/thing with kid gloves British & World English

Deal with someone or something very carefully or tactfully

handlebar British & World English

The steering bar of a bicycle, motorbike, scooter, or other vehicle, with a handgrip at each end

jug handle in jug British & World English

A secure hold that is cut into rock for climbing

love handles British & World English

Deposits of excess fat at a person’s waistline

manhandle British & World English

Move (a heavy object) by hand with great effort

fly off the handle in fly1 British & World English

Lose one’s temper suddenly and unexpectedly

fly off the handle in fly1 English Thesaurus

touch on anything emotional and Andrew flies off the handle

handle or treat someone/thing with kid gloves in kid gloves British & World English

Deal with someone or something very carefully or tactfully