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Left-handed

Left´-hand`ed
a.1.Having the left hand or arm stronger and more dexterous than the right; using the left hand and arm with more dexterity than the right.
2.Clumsy; awkward; unlucky; insincere; sinister; malicious; as, a left-handed compliment.
3.Having a direction contrary to that of the hands of a watch when seen in front; - said of a twist, a rotary motion, etc., looked at from a given direction.
Left-handed marriage
a morganatic marriage. See Morganatic.
Left-handed screw
a screw constructed to advance away from the observer, when turned, as in a nut, with a left-handed rotation. An ordinary wood screw is right-handed.
Adj.1.left-handed - using or intended for the lefts hand; "left-handed golfers need left-handed clubs"; "left-handed scissors"
Antonyms:
ambidextrous, two-handed - equally skillful with each hand; "an ambidextrous surgeon"
right-handed - using or intended for the right hand; "a right-handed batter"; "right-handed scissors"
2.left-handed - (of marriages) illicit or informal; "in Colonial America left-handed marriages between Frenchmen and Indians were frequent"
3.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
Synonyms: morganatic
4.left-handed - rotating to the left
5.left-handed - ironically ambiguous; "a left-handed compliment"
6.left-handed - not skillful in physical movement 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
illegitimate
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