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PANHANDLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does panhandle mean? 

PANHANDLE (noun)
  The noun PANHANDLE has 2 senses:

1. a relatively narrow strip of land projecting from some larger area
2. the handle of a pan

  Familiarity information: PANHANDLE used as a noun is rare.


PANHANDLE (verb)
  The verb PANHANDLE has 1 sense:

1. beg by accosting people in the street and asking for money

  Familiarity information: PANHANDLE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PANHANDLE (noun)


Sense 1panhandle [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A relatively narrow strip of land projecting from some larger area

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Context example:

Wheeling is located in the northern panhandle of West Virginia

Hypernyms ("panhandle" is a kind of...):

geographic area; geographic region; geographical area; geographical region (a demarcated area of the Earth)


Sense 2panhandle [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The handle of a pan

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("panhandle" is a kind of...):

grip; handgrip; handle; hold (the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it)

Holonyms ("panhandle" is a part of...):

pan (shallow container made of metal)


PANHANDLE (verb)


Sense 1panhandle [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Beg by accosting people in the street and asking for money

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Hypernyms (to "panhandle" is one way to...):

beg (ask to obtain free)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


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