Left-handed definitions

lĕft'hăn'dĭd
Using the left hand more skillfully than, and in preference to, the right.
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Done with the left hand.
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Clumsy; awkward.
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Designating an insincere or ambiguous compliment; backhanded.
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Made for use with the left hand or by left-handed people.
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Turning from right to left; worked by counterclockwise motion.
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Designating one who swings a bat, club, etc. rightward.
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Having an asymmetrical molecular or crystal structure that is conventionally viewed as having certain components on the left side: said of an isomer that is the mirror image of one that is right-handed.
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With the left hand.

To write left-handed.

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In such a way that the bat, club, etc. swings rightward.
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Awkward; maladroit.
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Of doubtful sincerity; dubious.

Left-handed flattery; a left-handed compliment.

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Of, relating to, or born of a morganatic marriage.
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With the left hand.
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From the left to the right.

Swings left-handed.

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Of doubtful sincerity; dubious.

Left-handed flattery; a left-handed compliment.

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Of, relating to, or born of a morganatic marriage.
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With the left hand.
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From the left to the right.

Swings left-handed.

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The definition of left-handed is using the left hand in a better fashion than the right hand, or clumsy.

An example of left-handed is a person who uses her left hand to write.

An example of something left-handed is a compliment that is made as part of a slight insult; "You look great now that you've lost weight."

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Left-handed is defined as done with the left handed, or moved in a way that an object swings right.

An example of left-handed used as an adverb is in the phrase "a left-handed hit," which means a hit where the bat was swung to the right.

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Alternative spelling of left-handed.
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Of or pertaining to one who uses his or her left hand in preference to, or more skillfully than, his or her right.
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Using the left hand more skillfully or easily than the right.
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Swinging from left to right.

A left-handed batter; a left-handed golfer.

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Done with the left hand.
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Intended for wear on or use by the left hand.

Left-handed scissors.

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Turning or spiraling from right to left; counterclockwise.
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Rotating counterclockwise; levorotatory.
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Using the left hand more skillfully or easily than the right.
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Swinging from left to right.

A left-handed batter; a left-handed golfer.

adjective
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Done with the left hand.
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Intended for wear on or use by the left hand.

Left-handed scissors.

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Turning or spiraling from right to left; counterclockwise.
adjective
0
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Rotating counterclockwise; levorotatory.
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Intended to be worn on, or used by, the left hand.
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Turning or spiraling from right to left; anticlockwise.
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Origin of left-handed