handy adj.

1 useful

VERBS be | come in I advise you to buy one?it may come in handy one day.

ADV. very | quite

PREP. for The arrangement was handy for both of us.

2 nearby

VERBS be | keep sth Always keep a cloth handy to wipe up any mess.

ADV. very | quite

PREP. for The house was near Drury Lane, very handy for the theatre.

3 good at using sth


ADV. very | fairly, pretty, quite

PREP. at ‘I'm pretty handy at giving out advice,’ claimed Mark. | with Lucy is quite handy with a drill!