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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Ironically ambiguous; Rotating away from the right; (of marriages) of a marriage between one of royal or noble birth and one of lower rank;

Usage examples (34)
  • He was made to wear splints to correct his knock-knees and was naturally left-handed but was forced to write with his right.
  • A left-handed compliment
  • left-handed golfers need left-handed clubs
  • Adjective : a left-handed pitcher. ,a left-handed tool; a left-handed tennis serve. ,a left-handed compliment for more
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