Meaning of white-handed in English:

white-handed

adjective

  • Having white or pale hands. Frequently with connotations of gentility, refinement, or effeminacy.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in William Shakespeare (1564–1616), playwright and poet. From white + handed.

Pronunciation

white-handed

/ˌwʌɪtˈhandɪd/