Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of handyman.

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Examples

  • This saying was often used to demean the work of an individual, especially "handymen".

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  • This solution gives homeowners the freedom of never having to carry or circulate multiple sets of keys, coupled with the ability to instantaneously grant entry to family members, friends, unexpected house guests, and service providers such as handymen and housekeepers.

    HomeToys News

  • This solution gives homeowners the freedom of never having to carry or circulate multiple sets of keys, coupled with the ability to instantaneously grant access to family members, friends, unexpected house guests, and service providers such as handymen and housekeepers.

    MacTech News

  • The reader should recognize that just as there have been only a few individuals who could do certain tasks really well—natural geniuses in gardening, overpaid handymen, or those teaching sign language to chimpanzees and actually getting paid for it—so too has there been only a select number of beings who have had sufficient education, wisdom and grounding to find themselves, and not make a complete mess of it.

    How To Find Yourself (or a reasonable facsimile)

  • Rich in PA: Or we could let invisible handymen rebuild the country.

    Matthew Yglesias » Context in Haiti

  • I lived there for five years between the two Gulf wars, and met people across a wide range of society, from Egyptian handymen to diplomats and members of the Emir's circle.

    Anastasia Hobbet: Kuwait's Housemaids Need an Arab Lincoln

  • Locate repair companies, handymen, design professionals and other home improvement services that are nearby by plugging in your Zip code.

    With smartphone apps, design assistance is always at hand

  • In Peckinpah's version, George flirts with the local handymen, seemingly asking for trouble, then turns on Hoffman for not defending her honor when they start to leer.

    Greg Mitchell: Rod Lurie on New Straw Dogs: A Different Take on Rape

  • If so, I expect a blog post on the topic of extra-marital shenanigans with over-all wearing, crew-cut-sporting, sermon-spewing, self-aggrandizing T.V. handymen.

    Wisdom From My Mom

  • Starting anew, he and a friend set up as handymen and were given work by builders.

    French Author Marc Levy on Failing, Starting Anew

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