Handicapped or handicap may refer to:

  • Handicapping, various methods of leveling a sport or game
    • Chess handicap, a variety of handicapping methods in chess
    • Golf handicap, a sport-specific handicapping method
    • Go handicaps
    • Handicaps in shogi
    • Asian handicap, bookmakers technique to level odds
  • Disability, a human condition
  • Handicap principle, an evolutionary theory
  • Self-handicapping, a psychological method of finding something to blame for failure besides one's own inability
  • Hand-in-cap, the old English trading game which is the origin of the term

Famous quotes containing the word handicap:

    I have the handicap of being born with a special language to which I alone have the key.
    Gustave Flaubert (1821–1880)