adjective, handier, handiest.
within easy reach; conveniently available; accessible: The aspirins are handy.
convenient or useful: A typewriter is a handy thing to have in the house.
skillful with the hands
; deft; dexterous: a handy person.
easily maneuvered: a handy ship.
Origin: 1275–1325; Middle English Related forms
(in surnames); see hand
all-round; versatile. See dexterous
manageable, wieldy; yare.