handgrip

Definitions of handgrip
  1. noun
    the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
    synonyms: grip, handle, hold
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    ax handle, axe handle
    the handle of an ax
    broom handle, broomstick
    the handle of a broom
    crop
    the stock or handle of a whip
    haft, helve
    the handle of a weapon or tool
    hilt
    the handle of a sword or dagger
    hoe handle
    the handle of a hoe
    knob
    a round handle
    mop handle
    the handle of a mop
    panhandle
    the handle of a pan
    pommel, saddlebow
    handgrip formed by the raised front part of a saddle
    pommel
    a handgrip that a gymnast uses when performing exercises on a pommel horse
    rake handle
    the handle of a rake
    stock
    the handle end of some implements or tools
    gunstock, stock
    the handle of a handgun or the butt end of a rifle or shotgun or part of the support of a machine gun or artillery gun
    basket hilt
    a hilt with a basket-shaped guard for the hand
    bitstock, brace
    a carpenter's tool having a crank handle for turning and a socket to hold a bit for boring
    butt, butt end
    thick end of the handle
    doorhandle, doorknob
    a knob used to release the catch when opening a door (often called `doorhandle' in Great Britain)
    horn, saddle horn
    a high pommel of a Western saddle (usually metal covered with leather)
    pistol grip
    a handle (as of a gun or saw) shaped like the butt of a pistol
    stop
    (music) a knob on an organ that is pulled to change the sound quality from the organ pipes
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    appendage
    a part that is joined to something larger
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