Adjective "lefthander" definition and examples

(Lefthander may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

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Definitions and examples

noun

A left-handed person.
  1. 'Yorkshire owed a big debt of gratitude to their three left-handers at Scarborough yesterday for giving them a chance of holding out for a draw against Somerset.'
  2. 'Lilly set a club record for strikeouts by a left-hander - the previous mark of 11 was accomplished twice by David Wells and once by Al Leiter.'
  3. 'In a world where disadvantages are usually weeded out by natural selection, how have left-handers survived?'
  4. 'Years ago, it was thought that there was a connection between handedness and language, but current research suggests that right-handers and about 70% of left-handers utilise the left brain for speech.'
  5. 'The game values left-handers overall and left-handed pitchers in particular.'
  6. 'What do Canadians, left-handers, and libertarians have in common?'
  7. 'It's obviously on that side so that right-handed people can operate it - which made me wonder whether anyone makes watches for left-handers.'
  8. 'And left-handers do conform, because they have to.'
  9. 'It's easy to think of reasons of why there might be negative effects on left-handers because they are living in a right-handed world.'
  10. 'We want to educate designers and manufactures to accommodate left-handers ' comfort and safety in new product and building design.'
A corner on a road or racing circuit that bends to the left.
  1. 'I dropped a couple of tenths of a second in the first sector, but where I really lost time was Turn eight, the downhill left-hander.'
  2. 'The track drops as you swing through this tight left-hander at 97 km/h in second gear.'
  3. 'There was not one corner where he didn't cut across blindly on the right-handers or drift out wide to the other side of the road on left-handers.'

More definitions

1. a person who is left-handed, especially a baseball pitcher who throws with the left hand.

2. Informal. a slap or punch delivered with the left hand.

More examples(as adjective)

"sterlings can be lefthander."

"people can be lefthander."

"marks can be lefthander."

"greens can be lefthander."

"drapers can be lefthander."

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Origin

(left-hander)