Definition of handler noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈhændlə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhændlər//
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  1. 1a person who trains and controls animals, especially dogs The police brought in dog handlers to join the hunt for the attacker.
  2. 2a person who carries or touches something as part of their job airport baggage handlers food handlers
  3. 3(especially North American English) a person who organizes something or advises somebody the President’s campaign handlers
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