Adjective "Handset" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Handset


    Definition:

    1. Also called French telephone. a telephone having a mouthpiece and earpiece mounted at opposite ends of a handle. verb (used with object), handset, handsetting.

    2. to set (type) by hand. adjective

    3. (of type) set by hand.

    4. (of a publication) printed directly from type set by hand.

    Examples:

    "sales can be handset."