Adjective "handleless" definition and examples

Definitions and examples


  1. 'One fragment of what was probably a handleless cup is a thin, blue-glazed piece with a preserved remnant of additional enamel decoration over the glaze in the form of a bit of Chinese calligraphy.'
  2. 'They contain hot fluids with incredible accuracy and the amazing ‘no drop’ handle makes them almost ten times more difficult to drop on your lap than conventional handleless coffee mugs.'


1. a part of a thing made specifically to be grasped or held by the hand.

2. that which may be held, seized, grasped, or taken advantage of in effecting a purpose: The clue was a handle for solving the mystery.

3. Slang. a person's name, especially the given name. a person's alias, nickname, or code name. a username, as on a social-media website: What's your Twitter handle? a name or term by which something is known, described, or explained.

4. the total amount wagered on an even

More examples(as adjective)

"vessels can be handleless."