manhandle definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to deal with approximately.
    • to go or handle by manpower alone.
    • to maneuver, or control, by real human force without technical aid.
    • to undertake around.
  • verb:
    • To move one thing heavy by power of males, without aid of levers, pulleys, device, or tackles.
    • To assault or beat up people.
    • To mishandle; to take care of around; to mangle.
    • to regulate (a machine, vehicle, circumstance, etc.) in the shape of real power.
    • manage around
  • others:
    • Nautical, to move by force of men, without levers or tackles; ergo, to address roughly; pull and push about, as one, in fury or in sport.

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