AskDefine | Define handpick

Dictionary Definition

hand-pick v : pick personally and very carefully; "the director hand-picked his new team"

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English

Etymology

From hand + pick.

Verb

  1. To pick or harvest by hand.
  2. To select carefully and with individual attention.
    Each year they handpick seven candidates for next year's committee.
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