from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. With no covering on the hands: barehanded boxing.
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- adj. Having no covering to the hands
- adj. With no tool or weapon
- adv. With no covering on the hands
- adv. Without using a tool or weapon
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Having bare hands.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- With uncovered hands.
- Destitute of means; with no aid but one's own hands: as, he began life barehanded.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. with bare hands
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'' As it was, the kid came in barehanded, and the first baseman made a real nice catch. ''
Mitchell overran the ball, had to reach back and pluck it barehanded from the sky, a guaranteed end-of-the-millennium highlight film clip.
He doesn't know you aren't some kind of barehanded assassin!
Porter has another drill in which he'll make the fielders hold a football in their throwing hand while catching a ball barehanded, "which makes them focus on reading the ball all the way into their glove," Porter said.
Donovan, who soon discovered his ragtag group was a long way from being fit for trench warfare, had his men run three miles each morning, then strip to the waist and fight one another barehanded to make them mean.
On both days, the barehanded protestors, risking their lives, courageously faced the security forces of the occupying powers armed to their teeth.
Under Ottoman rule until 1911, the eastern Libya region was known as Cyrenaica, named for a mythological Greek maiden whose favorite sport, according to lore, was killing lions barehanded.
He chased a 22 inch rainbow into the weeds and wrestled it out onto the bank barehanded.
I can't imagine how hungry I'd have to be to catch a coyote barehanded.
Doc Feat: fought and killed a polar bear barehanded; performed an operation to restore Victor Vails sight;