Definitions

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  • v. Picked by hand; picked or selected with care.
  • v. Selected with great care or by insiders or an individual.

Etymologies

From hand pick + -ed. Simple past tense and past participle of handpick. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And as Danny Sullivan pointed out, these could have been terms handpicked because they performed well on the engine.

    The Wolfram Alpha Demo Returns, This Time With Actual Footage Of The Service

  • CNN ... why arent you covering all the "handpicked," townhalls for Obama and theliberal dems?

    No media allowed at Palin speech in Missouri

  • Was it mentioned that NO republicans were part of the "handpicked," 164 "guests," to the OBAMACARE OBAMATHON?

    Paper calls on Sanford to resign

  • The AMA rejected OBama's healthcare fiasco months ago ... just days after, the head of the AMA suddenly resigned and was replaced with a "handpicked," selection.

    Obama gets boost from American Medical Association

  • His "handpicked" staff is a bunch of people who don't know what they are doing.

    Poll: Confidence in Obama drops; No gains for GOP

  • Carriers are "handpicked," based on internal rating system and industry ratings.

    Road Hazards

  • VIEW FAVORITES yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Rigged Gitmo Trials Update'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Among the striking statements in the prosecutors\' messages was an assertion by one that the chief prosecutor had told his subordinates that the members of the military commission that would try the first four defendants would be "handpicked" to ensure that all would be convicted.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Rigged Gitmo Trials Update

  • Among the striking statements in the prosecutors 'messages was an assertion by one that the chief prosecutor had told his subordinates that the members of the military commission that would try the first four defendants would be' handpicked 'to ensure that all would be convicted.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Rigged Gitmo Trials Update

  • Mwanawasa, instrumental in Chiluba's 1991 election victory over longtime ruler Kenneth Kaunda, said most delegates admitted to the crucial party convention were "handpicked" Chiluba supporters from provincial and district committees.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • As Sony puts it, these are "newly completed" recordings from Jackson and "handpicked" collaborators.

    The Guardian World News

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