transitive verb-·dled, -·dling
- to move or do by human strength only, without mechanical aids
- to handle (someone) roughly
transitive verbman·han·dled, man·han·dling, man·han·dles
- To handle roughly.
- To move or handle by manpower alone.
(third-person singular simple present manhandles, present participle manhandling, simple past and past participle manhandled)