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Definition of "two-handed" []

  • Requiring the use of two hands at once: a two-handed sledgehammer. (adjective)
  • Made to be operated by two people: a two-handed crosscut saw. (adjective)
  • Able to use both hands with equal facility; ambidextrous. (adjective)
  • Having two hands. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "two-handed" in a sentence
  • "Then he caught a pass while jumping over 6-foot-1 guard J.P. Primm and made a two-handed dunk."
  • "Serena Williams, out of tennis for nearly a year after multiple foot surgeries, blood clots in her lungs and a hematoma, plays Marion Bartoli, whose two-handed forehand helped her reach the Wimbledon final in 2007."
  • "As a huge fan of both the TAS era and this new Brave and Bold series, I mourn the lack of love for the B&B Errol Flynn-style two-handed Aquaman in this mural."