Meaning of handicapped


Pronunciation: (han'dē-kapt"), [key]
— adj.
  1. physically or mentally disabled.
  2. (of a contestant) marked by, being under, or having a handicap: a handicapped player.
  1. handicapped persons collectively (usually prec. by the): increased job opportunities for the handicapped.
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