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To inflict physical or emotional harm upon
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“A burglar who manhandled a terrified 91-year-old woman when she caught him in her neighbour's flat has had his jail term cut by appeal court judges.”
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To move something heavy by force of men, without aid of levers, pulleys, machine, or tackles
“I recall having to manhandle a heavy garden statue of Hermes, cast in lead, which we had been asked to look after while the owners moved house.”
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To move past someone or something with force
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Push, carry, or send forcibly, hastily, or unceremoniously
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To move from a lower to a higher place or position
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Touch or feel with the fingers
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To strike repeatedly
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Penalize for wrongdoing
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To engage in forceful or violent confrontations
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Strike a surface noisily to attract attention, especially when waiting to be let in through a door
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