handers

backhander

A blow administered by the back of one's hand. You talk about my girl like that again, and you'll get a backhander to the face, understand?

glad-hander

One who is apt to address people in a friendly manner, often when it is feigned or false. I don't think she actually likes me—she seems like a real glad-hander.

backhander

n. a backhand slap in the face. Yes, officer, a perfectly strange woman came up and clobbered me with a backhander that loosened a tooth.

glad-hander

n. someone who displays effusive friendship, typically a politician. (See comment at glad-hand.) The glad-handers were out in full force at the Independence Day parade.
References in classic literature ?
The true way to walk aft is to begin forrard; tho’f it he only in a humble way, like myself, d’ye see, which was from being only a hander of topgallant sails, and a stower of the flying-jib, to keeping the key of the captain’s locker.”
* Right-handers click 8 percent more than left handers.
Left handers are good at baseball, tennis, swimming, boxing and fencing.
Former England captain Michael Vaughan said Australia had been clever in stacking their batting with right-handers as Swann prefers bowling to left - handers where he can turn the ball away from the bat.
For proof of prejudice and negative stereotypes related to left- handers we need to go no further than having a look at different languages of the world.
The sample of this study comprised of 160 students with equal number of left and right handers (n = 80).
Left-Handers Life Choices Survey was launched on Left-Handers Day, held annually on 13 August, and claims to be the most widespread survey of left handers' careers and interests ever produced.
LEFT-HANDERS drive more safely but are poorer parkers than right handers.
Leading the campaign has been the British based Left Handers Club <www.anythingleft-handed.co.uk/club> that has members around the world, its own shop and has declared today Left-Handed Day.
According to The Left Handers' Club, the Bible makes 100 favourable references to the right hand and 25 unfavourable references to the left hand.
Also, can openers are the devil's invention for left handers.
But there are many interesting & fascinating facts regarding the Left-Handers, the most common theory is about brain dominance given by Left Handers the brain is cross wired so the right hemisphere controls the left handed side of the body and vice versa so the left Handlers say that they are always in right mind.
Research shows left- handers, between 13 and 30 per cent of Britain's population, die an amazing nine years younger than right-handed colleagues - after suffering years of strain.
It could become a design classic with its sleek white and silver finish and glowing red underbelly, and its sculpted shape has been ergonomically designed for maximum comfort for left handers, right handers, or those with small or large hands.
And the Left Handers Club are launching a survey on the web site www.lefthandersday.com to determine how much right or left-handedness impacts on people's lives and career.