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Handicap is a 8 letter word which starts with the letter H and ends with the letter P for which we found 4 definitions.

(n.) An allowance of a certain amount of time or distance in starting granted in a race to the competitor possessing inferior advantages; or an additional weight or other hindrance imposed upon the one possessing superior advantages in order to equalize as much as possible the chances of success; as the handicap was five seconds or ten pounds and the like.
(n.) A race for horses or men or any contest of agility strength or skill in which there is an allowance of time distance weight or other advantage to equalize the chances of the competitors.
(n.) An old game at cards.
(v. t.) To encumber with a handicap in any contest; hence in general to place at disadvantage; as the candidate was heavily handicapped.

Syllable Information

The word handicap is a 8 letter word that has 3 syllable 's . The syllable division for handicap is: hand-i-cap

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