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Left-hander   Listen
noun
left-hander, lefthander  n.  A person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right; a left-handed (1) person.
Synonyms: lefty, southpaw.






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"Left-hander" Quotes from Famous Books



... Grizel's back with his fists, less in viciousness than to show that the prayer was futile. Into this scene sprang Tommy, and he thought that Elspeth was the kneaded one. Had he taken time to reflect he would probably have used the Thrums feint, and then in with a left-hander, which is not very efficacious in its own country; but being in a hurry he let out with Shovel's favorite, and down went ...
— Sentimental Tommy - The Story of His Boyhood • J. M. Barrie

... tossed one big sailor from the small deck. Another showed fight, but he went to join his companion in the swirling water. A man rushed at Tom, seeking the while to draw his sword, but the young inventor, with a neat left-hander, sent him to join the other two, and the remainder did not wait to try conclusions. They leaped for their lives, and soon all could be seen, in the frequent lightning flashes, swimming toward the warship which was now closer than ever ...
— Tom Swift and his Submarine Boat - or, Under the Ocean for Sunken Treasure • Victor Appleton



Words linked to "Left-hander" :   pitcher, person, lefty, mortal, lefthander, somebody, hurler, southpaw, left hander, someone, left-handed pitcher, individual, twirler, soul



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