verb (used with object)
(defs 8, 9).
any tool or implement designed for manual operation.
- Hand to on a silver platter
Also, serve up on a plate. Provide with something valuable for nothing, or give an unearned reward to; also, make it easy for. For example, She did no work at all, expecting to have everything handed to her on a silver platter, or Just ask them—they’ll serve up the data on a plate. Both terms […]
- Hand trouble
noun phrase A pronounced tendency to touch and caress; generalized tactile amorousness: Bonnie had encountered men with hand trouble (1940s+)
noun 1. 1 (def 3).
[hand-wawk] /ˈhændˈwɔk/ verb (used with object), Informal. 1. to carry (a memorandum, check, or other document) from one person or office to another so as to assure prompt delivery.