HyperDic: handcuff

English > 2 senses of the word handcuff:
NOUNartifacthandcuff, cuff, handlock, manacleshackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist
VERBcontacthandcuff, manacle, cuffconfine or restrain with or as if with manacles or handcuffs
handcuff > pronunciation
Soundshhae'ndkah.f
Rhymesaleph ... woodruff: 40 rhymes with ahf...
English > handcuff: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningshackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist; usually used in pairs.
Synonymscuff, handlock, manacle
Broadershackle, bond, hamper, trammelA restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
Spanishesposas, manilla
Catalanmanilles
Verbshandcuffconfine or restrain with or as if with manacles or handcuffs
English > handcuff: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningConfine or restrain with or as if with manacles or handcuffs.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to handcuff the prisoners
Example"The police handcuffed the suspect at the scene of the crime"
Synonymsmanacle, cuff
Broaderfetter, shackleRestrain with fetters
Spanishesposar
Catalanemmanillar
Nounshandcuffshackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist

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