What is another word for left-handed?

Synonyms for left-handedleft-hand·ed

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Wiktionary

  1. left-handedadjective

    Synonyms:
    southpaw, sinistral

    Antonyms:
    right-handed

  2. left-handedadjective

    Of or pertaining to one who uses his or her left hand in preference to, or more skillfully than, his or her right.

    Synonyms:
    southpaw, sinistral

    Antonyms:
    right-handed

  3. left-handedadjective

    Intended to be worn on, or used by, the left hand.

    Synonyms:
    southpaw, sinistral

    Antonyms:
    right-handed

  4. left-handedadjective

    Turning or spiraling from right to left; anticlockwise.

    Synonyms:
    southpaw, sinistral

    Antonyms:
    right-handed

  5. left-handedadjective

    Awkward or maladroit.

    Synonyms:
    sinistral, southpaw

    Antonyms:
    right-handed

Princeton's WordNet

  1. left-handedadjective

    using or intended for the left hand

    "left-handed golfers need left-handed clubs"; "left-handed scissors"

    Synonyms:
    bumbling, levorotatory, butterfingered, handless, heavy-handed, morganatic, levorotary, ham-handed, ham-fisted, bungling

    Antonyms:
    clockwise, dextral, unambiguous, right-handed, two-handed, legitimate, adroit, right-hand(a), illegitimate, equipoised, ambidextrous, right(a)

  2. left-handedadjective

    (of marriages) illicit or informal

    "in Colonial America left-handed marriages between Frenchmen and Indians were frequent"

    Synonyms:
    bumbling, levorotatory, butterfingered, handless, heavy-handed, morganatic, levorotary, ham-handed, ham-fisted, bungling

    Antonyms:
    ambidextrous, clockwise, unambiguous, illegitimate, dextral, equipoised, right(a), adroit, right-hand(a), right-handed, legitimate, two-handed

  3. morganatic, left-handedadjective

    (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

    Synonyms:
    bumbling, levorotatory, butterfingered, handless, heavy-handed, morganatic, levorotary, ham-handed, ham-fisted, bungling

    Antonyms:
    adroit, dextral, two-handed, right(a), equipoised, right-handed, illegitimate, legitimate, unambiguous, right-hand(a), clockwise, ambidextrous

  4. levorotary, levorotatory, left-handedadjective

    rotating to the left

    Synonyms:
    bumbling, levorotatory, butterfingered, handless, heavy-handed, morganatic, levorotary, ham-handed, ham-fisted, bungling

    Antonyms:
    unambiguous, two-handed, ambidextrous, illegitimate, dextral, right-hand(a), right-handed, right(a), adroit, legitimate, equipoised, clockwise

  5. left-handedadjective

    ironically ambiguous

    "a left-handed compliment"

    Synonyms:
    bumbling, levorotatory, butterfingered, handless, heavy-handed, morganatic, levorotary, ham-handed, ham-fisted, bungling

    Antonyms:
    ambidextrous, adroit, unambiguous, equipoised, two-handed, right-hand(a), right(a), dextral, legitimate, right-handed, clockwise, illegitimate

  6. bumbling, bungling, butterfingered, ham-fisted, ham-handed, handless, heavy-handed, left-handedadjective

    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

    Synonyms:
    levorotary, incompetent, bumbling, levorotatory, butterfingered, morganatic, handless, roughshod, heavy-handed, fumbling, clumsy, ham-handed, ham-fisted, bungling

    Antonyms:
    adroit, dextral, right-handed, illegitimate, right-hand(a), legitimate, right(a), two-handed, equipoised, clockwise, unambiguous, ambidextrous

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. left-handedadjective

    Synonyms:
    sinister, ambilevous

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "left-handed":

    lefty

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How to use left-handed in a sentence?

  1. Red Sox:

    What he's doing against left-handed pitchers is impressive, david's a great hitter.

  2. Simona Halep:

    It was a tough match as her left-handed topspin is hard to handle, i was in a little bit of trouble in the beginning because I could not find my rhythm so I am glad to finish this in two sets.

  3. Bob Melvin:

    Just more right-handed bats, we had a few more left-handed bats in the lineup for Ohtani.

  4. Researcher Joshua Goodman:

    When people ask me for the takeaway message, I tell them that it makes me pay a little extra attention to my kids as they develop their handedness, and if they turn out to be left-handed, I won't worry, but will keep an eye out for some of these other things.

  5. Scott Servais:

    He’s been probably one of our most consistent at-bats here over the last week or so, just grinding through it, obviously, his niche is killing the lefties. He usually stays right on left-handed pitching, and he was right there again tonight.

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