Adjective "handicapped" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈhandɪkapt/

Definitions and examples

adjective

(of a person) having a condition that markedly restricts their ability to function physically, mentally, or socially.
  1. 'his third child was born severely handicapped'

Definitions

1. Sometimes Offensive. physically or mentally disabled.

2. of or designed for handicapped people: handicapped parking.

3. Sports. (of a competitor) marked by, being under, or having a handicap: a handicapped player. noun

4. (used with a plural verb) Sometimes Offensive. handicapped persons collectively (usually preceded by the): increased job opportunities for the handicapped.

More examples(as adjective)

"children can be handicapped."

"people can be handicapped."

"pupils can be handicapped."

"daughters can be handicapped."

"youngsters can be handicapped."

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