Meaning of -HANDER in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ -hændə(r) ]

( -handers)

-hander combines with words like ‘two’ or ‘three’ to form nouns which indicate how many people are involved in a particular activity, especially a play or a film. ( mainly BRIT )

...a two-hander play...

Williams’s play is a tense contemporary three-hander about two murderers and a bank-robber.

COMB in N-COUNT : oft N n

see also left-hander , right-hander

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