Meaning of -handedly in English:


Pronunciation /?hand?dli/

See synonyms for -handedly

  • In adverbs corresponding to adjectives ending in -handed (such as heavy-handedly corresponding to heavy-handed).

    ‘So we can therefore say that he is single-handedly responsible for the failure of legislative reform.’
    • ‘The Turkish army protects Turkish nationalism by heavy-handedly suppressing all signs of religiosity in public offices.’