Definition of left-handed

Adjective : left-handed

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) using or intended for the left hand; "left-handed golfers need left-handed clubs"; "left-handed scissors" ;

  • 2. (

    ) (of marriages) illicit or informal; "in Colonial America left-handed marriages between Frenchmen and Indians were frequent" ;

  • 3. (

    ) (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 ;

  • 5. (

    ) ironically ambiguous; "a left-handed compliment" ;


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