American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To handle roughly.
- v. To move or handle by manpower alone.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Nautical, to move by force of men, without levers or tackles; hence, to handle roughly; pull and push about, as a person, in anger or in sport.
- v. transitive, nautical To move something heavy by force of men, without aid of levers, pulleys, machine, or tackles.
- v. transitive To assault or beat up a person.
- v. transitive To mishandle; to handle roughly; to mangle.
- v. transitive To control (a machine, vehicle, situation, etc.) by means of physical strength.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To move, or manage, by human force without mechanical aid.
- v. To handle roughly.
- v. handle roughly
- From man (“male person”) + handle. (Wiktionary)
“Glyn's an intelligent man, and he must realise that those of us who usually value his blog thought this one was pretty lame precisely because it did what Glyn usually doesn;t do: namely manhandle the facts for grotty party political advantage.”
“Where the hell does Dr. Helen get off, pretending that pinning a guy headed for a manhandle is the same as beating a guy who called you a name?”
“COLLINS: ... that the police did not -- quote -- "manhandle" Michael Jackson as Michael Jackson had claimed that they did.”
“It's tough to go to him on some plays, because you know he's just going to grab that receiver and kind of manhandle him and boss him around. ”
“YOU WERE INSIDE!" they shout –and despite her showing no apparent attempts to resist, they manhandle her into a side entrance with the respect normally afforded to bank robber, not a customer.6.19pm: Back to Times Square, which is overflowing into the streets around with thousands of protesters.”
“Oher (pronounced "or") is a quiet, reserved man who speaks loudly on the field, where he has demonstrated the ability to absolutely out-quick, outmuscle and totally manhandle opponents.”
“I guarantee he still has the support of the left, he just needs to manhandle these republicans and do what was asked of him nov 4th.”
“July 23rd, 2009 9: 26 pm ET only the rush limbaugh party and the fascists police would agree its ok to manhandle an elderly weakling.”
“They pulled me outside in the freezing cold in my underwear, manhandle my wife, point a gun at my daughter and they won't even tell me what they are doing in my house," David McKay, father of the family, toldThe Journal News.”
“Coach James always said if you're worrying about your defense after the spring game, then you've got problems in the summer," Pinkel said after watching his first-team defense mostly manhandle the No. 2 offensive unit.”
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