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left-handed (not comparable)

  1. Using one's left hand in preference to, or more skillfully than, one's right.
  2. Intended to be worn on, or used by, the left hand.
  3. Turning or spiraling from right to left; anticlockwise.
  4. Awkward or maladroit.
  5. Insincere or malicious.
    • Landor
      The commendations of this people are not always left-handed and detractive.

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left-handed (uncountable)

  1. Left-handed people, taken as a whole.
    • 1992, Antonio E. Puente; ‎Robert J. McCaffrey, Handbook of Neuropsychological Assessment, ISBN 978-0-306-43940-7, page 147:
      Evidence contradicting this principle came from a study of epileptic patients by Penfield and Roberts (1959) who found that dysphasia following surgery on the right hemisphere was not significantly more frequent in the left-handed than in the right-handed.

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