1. [ verb ] confine or restrain with or as if with manacles or handcuffs
Synonyms: cuff manacle

"The police handcuffed the suspect at the scene of the crime"

Related terms: fetter handcuffs
2. [ noun ] shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist; usually used in pairs
Synonyms: handcuffs handlock cuff manacle cuffs
Related terms: shackle manacle
Similar spelling:   handcuffs