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adj. wield·i·er, wield·i·est
Easily wielded or managed.
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adj, wieldier or wieldiest
easily handled, used, or managed
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adj. wield•i•er, wield•i•est.
readily wielded or managed, as in use or action.
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wieldy- Means "easily controlled or handled," and once meant "agile, nimble."
See also related terms for nimble.
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|Adj.||1.||wieldy - easy to handle or use or manage; "a large but wieldy book"|
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