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Meaning of light-handed

light-hand•ed

Pronunciation: (līt'han'did), [key]
— adj.
  1. short-handed.
  2. having the hands lightly or only slightly encumbered, as with parcels or bundles.
  3. having a light touch; handling things delicately and deftly.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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