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Definition 1: United States blues musician who transcribed and published traditional blues music (1873-1958) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for handy in the sense of this definition

(handy is an instance of ...) someone who composes music as a profession

Definition 2: easy to reach - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where handy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • found a handy spot for the can opener

Synonyms for handy in the sense of this definition

(handy is similar to ...) capable of being reached

"a town accessible by rail"

Definition 3: skillful with the hands - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where handy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • handy with an axe

(handy is similar to ...) quick or skillful or adept in action or thought

"an exceptionally adroit pianist" "an adroit technician" "his adroit replies to hecklers won him many followers" "an adroit negotiator"

Definition 4: useful and convenient - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where handy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a handy gadget

(handy is similar to ...) being of use or service

"the girl felt motherly and useful" "a useful job" "a useful member of society"

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