left-hand


left-hand
left-hand;
left-hand·er;
left-hand·ed·ly;
left-hand·ed·ness;

English syllables. 2014.

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  • left´-hand´ed|ly — left hand|ed «LEHFT HAN dihd», adjective, adverb. –adj. 1. using the left hand more easily and readily than the right: »A left handed person who sews, often has trouble with regular scissors. 2. done with the left hand: »a left handed catch. 3.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • left-hand|ed — «LEHFT HAN dihd», adjective, adverb. –adj. 1. using the left hand more easily and readily than the right: »A left handed person who sews, often has trouble with regular scissors. 2. done with the left hand: »a left handed catch. 3. made to be… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Left-hand — (l[e^]ft h[a^]nd ), a. Situated on the left; nearer the left hand than the right; as, the left hand side; the left hand road. [1913 Webster] {Left hand rope}, rope laid up and twisted over from right to left, or against the sun; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Left hand — may refer to any of:*Left handedness, a term referring to a person who primarily uses their left hand to accomplish things. *Left Hand (comics), a comic book character owned by Marvel Comics. *Left Hand (Vampire Hunter D), a character from the… …   Wikipedia

  • left-hand — /left hand /, adj. 1. on or to the left: a left hand turn at the intersection. 2. of, for, or with the left hand. 3. Building Trades. a. (of a door) having the hinges on the left when seen from the exterior of the building, room, closet, etc., to …   Universalium

  • left hand — ► NOUN 1) the hand of a person s left side. 2) the region or direction on the left side. ► ADJECTIVE 1) on or towards the left side. 2) done with or using the left hand …   English terms dictionary

  • left-hand — left ,hand adjective only before noun * on the left side: The plates are on the left hand side of the cabinet. the top left hand corner of the envelope …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • left-hand — [left′hand′] adj. 1. being on or directed toward the left 2. of, for, or with the left hand …   English World dictionary

  • left-hand|er — «LEHFT HAN duhr», noun. 1. a left handed person: »The left hander has a long way to travel before he catches up with the right handed majority (New York Times). 2. Baseball. a left handed pitcher; southpaw. 3. Cricket. a left handed bowler. 4. a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • left-hand — adj [only before noun] on the left side of something ≠ ↑right hand ▪ We live about halfway down the street on the left hand side …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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