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Overview of adj left-handed

The adj left-handed has 6 senses

  • left-handed -- (using or intended for the left hand; "left-handed golfers need left-handed clubs"; "left-handed scissors")

  • left-handed -- ((of marriages) illicit or informal; "in Colonial America left-handed marriages between Frenchmen and Indians were frequent")

  • morganatic, left-handed -- ((of marriages) of a marriage between one of royal or noble birth and one of lower rank; valid but with the understanding that the rank of the inferior remains unchanged and offspring do not succeed to titles or property of the superior)

  • levorotary, levorotatory, left-handed -- (rotating to the left)

  • left-handed -- (ironically ambiguous; "a left-handed compliment")

  • bumbling, bungling, butterfingered, ham-fisted, ham-handed, handless, heavy-handed, left-handed -- (lacking physical movement skills, especially with the hands; "a bumbling mechanic"; "a bungling performance"; "ham-handed governmental interference"; "could scarcely empty a scuttle of ashes, so handless was the poor creature"- Mary H. Vorse)