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Definition of "out of hand" []

  • Immediately. (adverb)
  • Without thought or consideration. (adverb)
  • Not under control. (adjective)

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Use "out of hand" in a sentence
  • "Rouhani did not, however, reject out of hand ceasing uranium enrichment if Iran could be guaranteed a fuel supply for its reactors, asking how such a guarantee would work."
  • "Besides the Larmenius Charter, Fabré-Palaprat possessed another important document—which has also been dismissed out of hand by most commentators."
  • "I have sent you 10,000 Nails for Lathing & filling in all my Qrs. and pray let it be done out of hand that the Qrs. be made as warm for the People as wee can I Expect the Overseers Shall reave the Laths and naile them up, I have spoke to Several of them about it and they promised they would do it I have Sent I reckon more"