from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Requiring the use of two hands at once: a two-handed sledgehammer.
- adj. Made to be operated by two people: a two-handed crosscut saw.
- adj. Able to use both hands with equal facility; ambidextrous.
- adj. Having two hands.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. operated by both hands at once
- adj. operated by two people
- adj. ambidextrous
- adj. having two hands
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having two hands; -- often used as an epithet equivalent to large, stout, strong, or powerful.
- adj. Used with both hands.
- adj. Using either hand equally well; ambidextrous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having two hands; bimanous, as man
- Requiring two hands to wield or manage: as, a two-handed sword.
- Using both hands equally well; ambidextrous; hence, handy at anything; adaptable; generally efficient.
- Adapted for use by two persons; requiring the hands of two persons: as, a two-handed saw (a whip-saw with a handle at each end); a twohanded float (a plasterers' float so large as to require two men to work it).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. equally skillful with each hand
- adj. requiring two hands or designed for two people
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