Handlers of food in a restaurant; the candidate's campaign handlers.
- A boxer's trainer and second.
- A person who trains and manages a horse, dog, etc. in a show or contest.
- A person employed to advise a politician, celebrity, etc. on what to say or do, as in shaping his or her public image.
The handler of a weapon gets a symbolic sensation of deadly power.
Origin of handler
- handle + -er