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  • left-handedly — adverb see left handed I * * * leftˈ handˈedly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑left …   Useful english dictionary

  • left-handedly — adverb see left handed …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • left-handedly — See left handed. * * * …   Universalium

  • left-handed — left handedly, adv. left handedness, n. /left han did/, adj. 1. having the left hand more dominant or effective than the right; preferably using the left hand: a left handed pitcher. 2. adapted to or performed by the left hand: a left handed… …   Universalium

  • left-handed — [left′han′did] adj. 1. using the left hand more skillfully than, and in preference to, the right 2. done with the left hand 3. clumsy; awkward 4. designating an insincere or ambiguous compliment; BACKHANDED (sense 2) 5. MORGANATIC: from the… …   English World dictionary

  • left-handed — late 14c., of persons; 1650s of tools, etc., from LEFT (Cf. left) (adj.). In 15c. it also could mean maimed. Sense of underhanded is from early 17c., as in left handed compliment (1787, also attested 1855 in pugilism slang for a punch with the… …   Etymology dictionary

  • left — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) To the left side Nouns 1. left, sinistrality, sinistration; left hand, left side, near side; port[side], larboard; verso. Informal, wrong side. 2. left wing, radical (see change); liberal, progressive. 3 …   English dictionary for students

  • left-handed — adjective Date: 14th century 1. using the left hand habitually or more easily than the right; also swinging from left to right < a left handed batter > 2. relating to, designed for, or done with the left hand 3. morganatic 4. a. clumsy, awkward b …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • left-handed — /ˈlɛft hændəd / (say left handuhd) adjective 1. having the left hand more serviceable than the right; preferring to use the left hand. 2. adapted to or performed by the left hand. 3. situated on the side of the left hand. 4. moving or rotating… …   Australian English dictionary

  • left-handed — adj. 1 using the left hand by preference as more serviceable than the right. 2 (of a tool etc.) made to be used with the left hand. 3 (of a blow) struck with the left hand. 4 a turning to the left; towards the left. b (of a racecourse) turning… …   Useful english dictionary

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