Meaning of single-handed

sin•gle-hand•ed

Pronunciation: (sing'gul-han'did), [key]
— adj.
  1. accomplished or done by one person alone: a single-handed victory; single-handed sailing.
  2. by one's own effort; unaided.
—adv.
  1. by oneself; alone; without aid: He built the garage single-handed.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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