Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- with hands uncovered or unprotected
- without weapons, appropriate means, etc.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
adverb & adj.
With no covering on the hands: barehanded boxing.
- bareˈhandˈed·ness noun