Definition of Handheld

1. Adjective. Small and light enough to be operated while you hold it in your hands. "A hand-held computer"

Exact synonyms: Hand-held
Participles: Hold, Hold



Definition of Handheld

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of hand-held) ¹

2. Noun. (alternative spelling of hand-held) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Handheld

1. something held in the hand [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Handheld

handfish
handfishes
handflower
handflowers
handful
handfull
handfuls
handgonne
handgonnes
handgrip
handgrips
handguard
handguards
handgun
handguns
handheld (current term)
handheld drill
handhelds
handhold
handholding
handholdings
handholds
handi-craftsman
handi-craftsmen
handicap
handicapitalism
handicapped
handicapped-accessible
handicapped permit
handicapped person

Literary usage of Handheld

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1. Poems of American History by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1908)
"RICHARD handheld TITHERINGTON. THE COMFORT OF THE TREES GENTLE and generous, brave-hearted, kind, And full of love and trust was he, our chief: He never ..."

2. The Royal Military Calendar, Or Army Service and Commission Book: Containing by Philippart, John, 1784-1875 (1820)
"COLONEL CHARLES handheld. APPOINTED Bus. in the 22nd foot the 1st of Oct., 1769; Lieut. the 30th of Sept., 1772; Capt. and Lieut. in the same corps the 15th ..."

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