The amount of control possessed by each person in a romantic relationship. Short for 'the upper hand', it is a lighthearted way of describing the shift of control in a relationship, based on the assumption that one person tends to have the upper hand over the other.

Coined in Seinfeld episode "The Pez Dispenser"
George: No everything is *not* going good. I'm very uncomfortable. I have no power. I mean, why should she have the upper hand. *Once* in my life I would like the upper hand. I have no hand-- no hand at all. She has the hand; I have *no* hand...

How do I get the hand?

Jerry: We all want the hand. Hand is tough to get. You gotta get the hand right from the opening.
by kreepyjess November 24, 2008
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An alternative to having a girlfriend
"I just got rejected again, oh well, guess it's just me and my hand again"
by .. December 11, 2003
When someone is very quick while fighting.
Yo that nigga got some hands, dont fuck with him
by Ryan March 11, 2004
Acronym. Have a nice day. (Often said sarcastically.)
Go fuck yourself and HAND.
by luser November 21, 2002
Control in a relationship
Ramone has hand in his relationship. That bitch does whatever he says.
by Fancypants July 01, 2003
A word used to describe someone who is either
A: Willing to accept a fist fight hastily
B: Able to fight well
or
C: Someone who is feared because of their fighting abilities or past fighting experiences.
"He got hands, don't fuck with him"

Or,
a taunt,

"You ain't got no hands to talk"
by Eyeballing December 07, 2006
Many a young mans' sex tool...
"It's just me and my hand tonight... Where's the lotion?..."
by Trevor Anderson January 18, 2005
When somebody says or does something stupid, "hands" is called on them. The person that called it gets to slap the other person's hand. If somebody calls "brakes" then it cancels out "hands", therefore one would call "hands, no brakes" to prevent that from happening.
Jonathon: Shit, I don't know what to write in this example box!
Bumm: Hands, no brakes! *slap*

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