American English

Definition of handcuff verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[usually passive] handcuff somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they handcuff
he / she / it handcuffs
past simple handcuffed
-ing form handcuffing
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to put handcuffs on someone or to fasten someone to something or someone with handcuffs Her hands were handcuffed behind her back. He was handcuffed to a policeman.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: handcuff