Of or pertaining to one who uses his or her left hand in preference to, or more skillfully than, his or her right.
Intended to be worn on, or used by, the left hand.
Turning or spiraling from right to left; anticlockwise.
Awkward or maladroit.
using or intended for the left hand
"left-handed golfers need left-handed clubs"; "left-handed scissors"
(of marriages) illicit or informal
"in Colonial America left-handed marriages between Frenchmen and Indians were frequent"
(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-handedadjective
rotating to the left
"a left-handed compliment"
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
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What he's doing against left-handed pitchers is impressive, david's a great hitter.
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.
Just more right-handed bats, we had a few more left-handed bats in the lineup for Ohtani.
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.
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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- esquerràCatalan, Valencian
- venstrehåndet, kejthåndetDanish
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