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Meaning of HANDSY


What Does HANDSY Mean?

HANDSY means "A tendency to touch other people inappropriately". The term HANDSY refers to a person who regularly invades the personal space of other people and engages in unwanted touching or groping.

This behaviour is often linked to the abuse of power, which sees senior figures taking advantage of their statuses to carry out sexual misconduct.

The word HANDSY rose to prominence in October 2017, when a spreadsheet listing the sexual misdemeanours of 40 named Conservative MPs and other UK ministers was shared widely among MPs, staff and journalists. The document catalogued MPs who had been having affairs or been "inappropriate" with female and male staff. One minister was described as being "handsy in taxis".
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Definition for HANDSY

HANDSY means "Tendency to touch other people inappropriately". This is the most common definition for HANDSY on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about HANDSY:

HANDSY
Definition:Tendency to touch other people inappropriately
Type:Word
Guessability:
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
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When I write HANDSY, I mean this:

meaning of HANDSY
HANDSY describes someone who touches others inappropriately.
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Examples of HANDSY in Sentences

Here are examples of HANDSY being used in conversations:
  • Person A: Take care on your date with David tonight. He can get a little HANDSY.
  • Person B: I don't mind if he does. He is gorgeous and it might be me who gets HANDSY.

An Academic Look at HANDSY

HANDSY is typically used as an adjective (i.e., a describing word). For example:
  • That tutor is so HANDSY I have his hand imprints on my butt!
  • (Here, the adjective HANDSY modifies the noun tutor.)

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "pervy" or "gropey" instead of HANDSY.

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Using HANDSY on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, and Yubl)

 
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