handout hand"out, hand-out hand"-out . 1. money or an object given in or as in a charitable gesture; -- also used of government disbursements to individuals for welfare; as, government hand-outs to welfare clients. [PJC]

2. a printed circular distributed gratis, usually for political or advertising purposes. [PJC]

3. a printed statement distributed, usually to the news media. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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