handler
noun Date: 14th century 1. one that handles something 2. a. a person in immediate physical charge of an animal; especially a person who exhibits dogs at shows or field trials b. a person who trains or acts as second for a boxer c. a manager of a political or public figure or campaign

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  • Handler — may refer to:a person who handles something: ** animal handler, person who conducts animal training or is a wrangler (profession). ** a sports handler, a coach (sport) or sports agent of a sports player, or a promoter (entertainment) ** agent… …   Wikipedia

  • Handler — (engl. „Handhaber“) bezeichnet: eine asynchrone Rückruffunktion bzw. Subroutine in der Informatik einen besonderen Prozess in DNIX den auch Telehandler genannten Teleskoplader ein Theaterstück von Robert Schenkkan (The Handler) ein Album des US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • handler — UK US /ˈhændlər/ noun [C] ► TRANSPORT a company that moves goods from one place to another: a cargo/freight handler »They are China s largest domestic cargo handler. ► PRODUCTION someone who touches products with their hands while doing their job …   Financial and business terms

  • handler — n. 1. one who trains or exhibits animals. Syn: animal trainer. [WordNet 1.5] 2. someone in charge of training an athlete (especially a boxer) or a team. Note: The term is used sometimes sarcastically of political consultants: the president s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Händler — Händler, Paul, Maler, geb. 16. März 1833 in Altenweddingen bei Magdeburg, gest. 15. Aug. 1903 in Bethel bei Bielefeld, besuchte zuerst die Akademie in Berlin, bildete sich in Düsseldorf weiter und widmete sich dann in Schnorrs Atelier zu Dresden… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • handler — index merchant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • handler — (n.) late 14c., one who handles anything, agent noun from HANDLE (Cf. handle) (v.). Specific sense of one engaged in trade is from 1690s; that of prizefighter s assistant (1916) was earlier used in reference to dogfights and cockfights (1825) …   Etymology dictionary

  • handler — hȁndler m DEFINICIJA reg. rij. onaj koji prodaje na sitno; preprodavač, trgovac ETIMOLOGIJA vidi handlati …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Händler — [Network (Rating 5600 9600)] Auch: • Verkäufer …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • handler — ► NOUN 1) a person who handles a particular type of article or commodity. 2) a person who trains or has charge of an animal. 3) a person who trains or manages another person …   English terms dictionary

  • handler — [hand′lər] n. a person or thing that handles; specif., ☆ a) a boxer s trainer and second b) a person who trains and manages a horse, dog, etc. in a show or contest ☆ c) a person employed to advise a politician, celebrity, etc. on what to say or… …   English World dictionary

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