Manhandle definition

mănhăndl
To handle roughly.
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To move or handle by manpower alone.
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To move or do by human strength only, without mechanical aids.
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To handle (someone) roughly.
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(nautical) To move something heavy by force of men, without aid of levers, pulleys, machine, or tackles.
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To assault or beat up a person.
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To control (a machine, vehicle, situation, etc.) by means of physical strength.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of manhandle - man-handle

Origin of manhandle

  • From man (“male person") +"Ž handle.

    From Wiktionary