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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Something that holds a person back or makes things harder. To make it difficult for someone to do something that they want or need to do.

Usage examples (36)
  • Do not handicap your children by making their lives easy.
  • The main handicap is uncertain rainfall, with the occurrence at irregular intervals of very serious droughts.
  • The former President's handicap is reported by many to be around 12.
  • Their biggest handicap is the inability to use their app as a universal reader. for more
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