HyperDic: heavy-handed

English > 2 senses of the word heavy-handed:
ADJECTIVEallheavy-handed, bumbling, bungling, butterfingered, ham-fisted, ham-handed, handless, left-handedlacking physical movement skills, especially with the hands
allheavy-handed, roughshodunjustly domineering
English > heavy-handed: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningLacking physical movement skills, especially with the hands.
Synonymsbumbling, bungling, butterfingered, ham-fisted, ham-handed, handless, left-handed
Broadermaladroitnot adroit
Spanishmanazas, torpe
Catalangraponer, maldestre, matusser
English > heavy-handed: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningunjustly domineering.
Example"incensed at the government's heavy-handed economic policies"
Synonymroughshod
Broaderdomineeringtending to domineer
Spanishcruel, severo

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