adjective Date: 14th century capable of being wielded easily

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  • Wieldy — Wield y, a. Capable of being wielded; manageable; wieldable; opposed to unwieldy. [R.] Johnson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wieldy — index flexible Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • wieldy — late 14c., from WIELD (Cf. wield) + Y (Cf. y) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • wieldy — [wēl′dē] adj. wieldier, wieldiest that can be wielded easily; manageable …   English World dictionary

  • wieldy — un·wieldy; wieldy; …   English syllables

  • wieldy — /weel dee/, adj., wieldier, wieldiest. readily wielded or managed, as in use or action. [1325 75; ME; see WIELD, Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • wieldy — adjective [ˈwɪəldɪ/ easily managed Ant: unwieldy …   Wiktionary

  • wieldy — Synonyms and related words: adaptable, convenient, ductile, feasible, flexible, foolproof, handy, malleable, manageable, maneuverable, mighty, pliable, pliant, powerful, practical, tractable, untroublesome, wieldable, yielding …   Moby Thesaurus

  • wieldy — 1) widely 2) dewily …   Anagrams dictionary

  • wieldy — adjective (wieldier, wieldiest) easily controlled or handled. Origin ME: from wield, later a back form. from unwieldy …   English new terms dictionary

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