handler definition

  • noun:
    • one which handles or directs one thing or someone: handlers of food in a restaurant; the prospect's promotion handlers.
    • One who teaches or displays an animal, particularly your dog.
    • person who acts as the instructor or second of a boxer.
    • One who handles one thing (especially manually) or some body.
    • A controller, trainer, a person who manages a specified thing, animal or person (especially a prizefighter), which may be specified in a mix
    • A subroutine that manages a specific circumstance eg an event or exception.
    • person who teaches or exhibits creatures.
    • someone in charge of training an athlete (especially a boxer) or a group.
    • people utilized in the transfer or placing of things manually, or in some special sorts of manipulation or administration: as, a freight-handler; a handler of dogs or of game-cocks; a handler of fish for propagation (used of just one which selects the ripe fish from a catch).
    • the initial bath or pit in a tannery.
    • In ceramics, a workman which attaches towards the figures of vessels the handles, that have formerly already been molded in plaster-of-Paris molds.
    • (activities) somebody in charge of training an athlete or a group
    • a person who trains or exhibits animals
    • a realtor just who manages one thing or someone

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