Handy vs Shandy - What's the difference?

handy | shandy |


As nouns the difference between handy and shandy

is that handy is tail while shandy is (uncountable) a drink made by mixing beer and lemonade.

handy

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Easy to use, useful.
  • Some people regard duct tape as a handy fix-all .
  • Nearby, within reach.
  • You wouldn’t have a screwdriver handy , would you ?
  • (dialect) dexterous, skilful
  • She's very handy - she made all her own kitchen cupboards.

    Synonyms

    * (useful) * (nearby) at hand * (skilful) crafty

    References

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    shandy

    English

    Noun

  • (uncountable) A drink made by mixing beer and lemonade.
  • (countable) A glass of this drink.
  • Derived terms

    * hand shandy * rock shandy

    See also

    * black and tan * portergaff